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Muslims in America
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...Muslim to enter the United States back in 1527. He was a Berber originally from North Africa and is responsible for guiding the first Spanish explorations of the United States Southwest. Amadou Mahtar M'Bow, the director of the UNESCO became a breakthrough figure when he revealed that in 1587 a group of Moriscos had come by boat and set up settlements in South Carolina and western Tennessee. This discovery was monumental because it revealed that Muslims had... 1. While there were many individuals who played a role in contributing to the development of Islam, there were three who influence is brought Muslimsto the forefront of American culture. Estavanico of Azamor is believed to be the very first Muslim...
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...Muslim in America After the WTC attacks in the USA, the condition of Muslims had taken a back seat in most parts of the country.This was due to the growing uncertainty regarding the mind-set of Muslims in America and what they really wanted. Muslims had integrated with the American population long time back, as early as the 19th century. During the declaration of independence of the USA, it was quoted as saying by George Washington that “this country promotes freedom of religion in all quarters.” This had been the idea and the sentiment which the Muslims had been sharing for a long while and had developed a sense of security that USA was the safest place for them... and they will not be...
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Muslims and Islam
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...Muslims and Islam The religion of Islam, prevalently observed in the Middle East, but also throughout regions of Asia and Africa is the religion of the followers of Allah, or the Muslims. It is also a considerably misunderstood and misconceived religion. Put into succinct terms by Sedgwick (2006), 'Islam is one of the major world religions, and is the non-western religion of which westerners are most aware, largely as a result of conflict. It was once the religion of a sophisticated and powerful world empire, but is today the religion of some of the least dynamic parts of the world, often found in countries that have deliberately avoided integration into an increasingly globalized... ? and Section # of...
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Jews Christians and Muslims
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...Muslims I. Ideas About Justice & Charity 1 In Judaism The term Tzedakah, a Jewish word which means charity, considers givingas part of their way of life wherein traditional Jews give 10% of their income. Donations will be for the poor or those considered in need of help. Way back in the past, the sacrifice offered to show gratitude to God, ask something from God, or ask for pardon to be forgiven, was in the form of animal sacrifice. (Rich, T.R. 1995-2011). Justice, on the other hand, is characterized by impartiality and based on righteousness. Thus, wealth and/or influence may not be utilized under Jewish Law, to provide an advantage prior to judgements. Jews refer to Leviticus... ?Jews, Christians, and...
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Muslims and America
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...Muslims and America One of the mostly viewed episodes or films in the US is “30 days: Muslim and America.” The episode was directed by an American, Morgan Spurlock. The film has one main character, Dave, who is a Christian and goes to live in a Muslim family with an aim of learning the Islamic culture. The film has a variety of thematic constituents including religious discrimination, hatred, culture and several others. However, the paper will focus on responding to the way in which the episode situates the viewers, as well as, the ways and methods Spurlock has used to attain his aim. The episode situates the viewers in a crazy world of...
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World Religion Report: Muslims
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...MUSLIMS World Religion Report: Muslims You're This research will discuss the religion that many Muslims follow which is known as the Islamic religion. The Islamic religion will be compared with Christianity and the research will show how it differs from traditional Christian beliefs. While there are contrasting similarities between the two there are stark differences as well, especially with regard to religious customs, lifestyle habits, codes of dress, and places of worship as well. Islam does happen to be one of the founding religions that developed out of Judaism which is perhaps why there is a defining similarity between all the religions in the world, specifically with Judaism... Running head:...
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Western Muslims: Issues & Concerns
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...Muslims: Issues & Concerns In this interview, Hamza Yusuf delves into the important issue of freedoms. In video 4, between minute 3.30 and 4.30, he argues that although America appears to be a society that promotes freedom, this freedom is actually limited. For instance, at minute 6.30 of the same video, he points out how people’s phones are tapped, thereby limiting their freedoms. The issue of freedoms is an important one because it is the only tool that allows people to pursue happiness and live to their full potential. Through freedom, creativity is enhanced and the general quality of life is improved. This is what makes freedom important. Freedom relates to the idea... Lecturer Essay # Western...
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Muslims in Myanmar
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...MUSLIMS IN MYANMAR: ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS CLEANSING, PARTICULARLY AGAINST ROHINGYA MUSLIMS, AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE STABILITY OF AND DEMOCRACY IN MYANMAR Name October 22, 2014 Abstract Myanmar Muslims face the problem of religious and ethnic cleansing from the majority Burmese Buddhists. The primary research questions are: What is the prominent religious ideology by region in Myanmar and what impact does it have on stability? How does the state and the majority deal with Muslims? The paper begins with a country profile of Myanmar to present its history, demographics, and political, economic, and social conditions. This...
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Radicalization of American Muslims hearings
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...Muslims hearings: What with the heavily condensed antagonism, hostility, and prejudices existing between the majority of Muslim religious leaders and the western leaders in the present age, this goes without saying that radicalization of American Muslims is also vigorously active. This notorious radicalization became significantly obvious after the famous 9/11 incident. The higher authorities are gravely concerned about this radicalization that is on a steady up rise and gradually influencing many American Muslims. In order to deal with the abhorrence reflective of rapid radicalization in the American Muslims, many hearings have been held since the 9/11 incident. Some... ?Radicalization of American...
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American Muslims after September 11
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...Muslims after September 11 American Muslims after September 11 The September 11 tragedy caused long-lasting injuries inthe hearts of the American community. However, the involvement of the Muslim-aligned terror group escalated the experience of the American Muslims. Specifically, women wearing a headscarf, Hijab, had and continued to suffer the worst at the hands of the non-Muslims. Specifically, the stigmatization and discrimination occurs both at home, at school, and even on the roads. As expressed in the podcast, Sally’s family has had the worst experience due to their Islamic affiliation. At home, the family van was vandalised by a neighbour as a sign of rejecting their presence... in the...
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Persecution of Muslims in Burma
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...Muslims in Burma Introduction Myanmar or Burma is a country of controversy for many years. Human right violations are taking place quite frequently in Burma. However, the so-called humanists and sociologists seem to be less interested in such issues even though they are talking volumes about human right violations taking place in other parts of the world. This could be because of the less importance of Burma in global politics. Western powers are not much interested in Burmese matters since Burma is not at all located in a strategically important location. The only Burmese matter, which caught global attention in recent times, was the future of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu... ? Prosecution of...
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ISLAM. Shi'i and Sunni Muslims
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...MUSLIMS Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts Shiite and Sunni Muslims Before the arrival of Islam, many religions dominated the human world, and people followed them according to their own opinions and beliefs. However, with the advent of Islam, one religion for the entire humanity was developed, and followed. Later, Islam too, started being divided into various sects. Amongst many of the factions of Islam, the Sunnis and Shiite are two major and most prominent sects to be dominating the Muslim world these days. This paper shall discuss the origin, development, concepts, similarities and differences between both the sects. Islam Islam is articulated by the divine... Running Head: SHIITE AND SUNNI...
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Stereotyping of Arabs and Muslims
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...Muslims Ever since September 11, mainstream media and TV shows in the US have focused on the USs "war on terror" as the central theme. This trend gave rise to a slew of television shows and movies that depicted heroic battles against terrorism by Arab or Muslim characters. Soon, Arabs, and Muslims in particular, were stereotyped as being terrorists or fundamentalists by the media, which translated into similar stereotyping by the general public. With increasing awareness and change in peoples sensitivities, these stereotypes transformed gradually and the media portrayal of Arabs and Muslims as terrorists went through a sea change. The present paper discusses... 25 January Stereotyping of Arabs and...
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Conservative Muslims In Liberal Britain
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...Muslims in Liberal Britain Analysis. The BBC radio 4-analysis program presented by David good heart is meant to determine the presence and the nature of a gulf between the values of the liberal Britain society and the communities of socially conservative Muslims. The main concern in the program is the gulf between the values of the Pakistan and Bangladesh conservative Muslims in Britain and their children who have embraced the same system in the liberal Britain society. There is a generation of young Muslims who are more orthodox than their parents. The orthodox nature is manifested in the manner with which some of the young Muslims socialize in segregate manner only with their fellow... Conservative...
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Problems Confronting the Muslims World
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...Muslims World Problems confronting the Muslim World Inserts His/her Muslim world can de several meanings. In the context of religion, it indicates those people who follow the teachings of Islam i.e. Muslims and in the cultural sense, it can refer to Islamic Civilization regardless of non-Muslims living in that civilization. However in the contemporary geo-political sense, it can refer to Muslim-majority countries, districts, towns and states as a whole. When combined together; all these separate jurisdictional units constitute the Muslim world. Islam has laid strong emphasis on the unity and defense of its fellow members. However, the formulation of sects within... the umbrella of Islam had...
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Declination of Sufism among Muslims
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...Muslims Sufism may be defined as a mystic interpretation of Islamic life within the bonds of religious orthodoxy, which was originally launched by people of Perso-Arab world. These people rejected the worldly pleasures and devoted themselves to the service of God. As the seekers of Tawhid (Unity in God) the Sufi masters aided in the spread of Islam through mystic movement with intellectualization of Sunnah which is the orthodox way of life of Islamic world (Encyclopaedia of Islam). It is believed that the Sufis either in their lifetime or after their death in their tombs possess supernatural power with metaphysical features. These powers are attributed to them under... Declination of Sufism among Muslims ...
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African-American Muslims in Philadelphia
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...Muslims in Philadelphia Philadelphia is an important center for African-American Muslims. Apart from the fact that diverse Muslim population emerged and settled here and the presence of different movements like Sufism, and Nation of Islam, there were key personalities in the city like W.E.B Du Bois and Malcolm X, who were active in the fight for African-Americans’ rights. Philadelphia has benefited from cultural, economic and historical perspectives, however the Philadelphia media concentrates on showcasing how radical the Muslims are and how the religion advances male chauvinism. Though the roles of men and women are clearly spelt out in the Quran, the bone of contention is: How... African American...
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American Muslims in the United States
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...Muslims in the USA The US is a multicultural society with many ethnic and racial groups living in the country. This con s an intriguing cosmopolitan outlook whereby cultures and individuals are diverse. The Muslims in America are a part of this diversity. There are primarily three categories of Muslims in America. The Muslims group into immigrants, American converts to Islam, and the individuals born of the previous groups. Research shows that Muslims’ population in the country is 2.11 percent of the current US population (Bayor 19). In this figure, most reports show that about 60 percent of US...
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Conflict between Muslims and Christians in Lebanon
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...Muslims and Christians in Lebanon Table of Contents Introduction Background of Christians and Muslims in Lebanon Relationship Conflicts between Christians and Muslims Conclusion References Conflict between Muslims and Christians in Lebanon 1. Introduction There was a significant population of Christians around Mount Lebanon due to invasion by numerous countries and religious (Al-Maleh, 2009, 1). In the history of Lebanon, there was a significance acknowledgement of all religion, which existed in this region. On the other hand, there were different sects of Islam and Christianity and even some Jews. Nonetheless, both Christians and Islam were engaged in a quest to gain significant... ? Conflict between...
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History of Bosnian Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina
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...Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina Introduction This paper discusses the History of the Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Economic status, culture, family and other aspects of living of the groups in the country will be touched be better see the country’s background and how they are today. History of Bosnian Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina Muslims share 40 percent of the population in Bosnia, making it the largest religion when it comes to the number of people occupying the land. This group of people are often called Bosniaks, an informal term for Bosnian Muslims. Their religion is not practiced on a high note, thought it doesn’t make them any less Muslim. The Bosnian realm lost its... History of Bosnian Muslims ...
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Prejudice towards Muslims since war on terror
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...Muslims since war on terror. Id Terrorists according to psychology are people who suffer from psychopathological and individuality disorder. These people are out of certainty and therefore cannot be relied on. They kill and organize attacks and celebrate at their success, they lack normal human feelings. However, any man can turn to terrorism under unavoidable situation. For example the armed forces attack and kill enemies during an inter-state attack. Ever since 9/11, proposals have emerged for the U.S defense army to make use of violence and affliction so as to gather information from those who are thought to have taken part in terrorism. However terrorism comes about in most... ?Prejudice towards...
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Islam and Muslims in the western Media
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...Muslims in the western Media The western Media’s portrayal of Islam in general and Muslims in particular has been a burning issue. There has been a general perception that Islam is a pro-fundamental religion and Muslims allover the world support this fundamental nature of Islam as a religion. Here, It is very important to know the role played by the western Media, which is responsible creating this impression in the minds of people at large. In this modern age of Information Technology, the power of Media has risen to multiple proportions. Muslim community sees western Media as a representative of America and its European friendly member countries as enemies by and large... Topic: Islam and...
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Muslims and Health Care in America
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...Muslims and Health Care in America World Health Organization has defined health as 'a of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not the mere absence of disease or infirmity' (Kliewer, 2006, p. 18). Since the beginning of recorded history there has been a sense that the physical body does not define a person, and all the religious faiths have always presented an image of the self as being multifaceted, involving both a body and soul. "Although the soul and body have an essential unity and together are used to describe the corruptible self, there is also a degree of separation" as one may abandon the body to pain or death, whereas the soul is believed to...
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Hate Crime Analysis: Muslims and Arabs
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...Muslims and Arabs It is a worldwide concern that numerous acts of violence are targeting specific groups either for racial, religious and/or gender reasons. Ethically, this is incorrect yet few people still abide by their beliefs rather than doing what is ethical; hence the emergence of hate crimes. Hate crime in the recent past has been directed towards Muslims and Arabs thanks to War on Terrorism (Government, 2006). Since the September 11th incident, most of the American citizens have stereotyped any American Muslim and/or Arab-looking person as a terrorist and may be planning another terror attack against the U.S. This paper aims at providing the reader with a detailed... Hate Crime Analysis: Muslims ...
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Portrayal of Muslims in America post 9/11
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...Muslims in America post 9/11 Prospectus Introduction The essay intends to show that the scenario for Muslims have changed drastically in America after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on World Trade Center. As Osama Bin Laden has been Arabian and a Muslim, the entire community has been hurt by his ridiculous acts of terrorism. Muslims are living a miserable life in America as they are looked upon suspiciously by other Americans. Many innocent Muslims have been convicted and tortured owing to the overreaction of Americans after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This is considered to be a shameful act and also intolerable. Thesis statement: All individuals belonging to Islam religion should... not be...
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Muslims in America and the difficulties they may face today
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...Muslims in America and the difficulties they may face today Muslims within America have suffered on the terrorism count. Nearly every American Muslim is perceived to be a threat for the peace and serenity of the country. This is largely based on people’s perceptions that are more or less torn due to a host of reasons. However there is little basis for the relation of Muslims to be linked with the terrorists, since most of these criminals are in essence, Muslims. Colin Powell in a recent interview with Meet the Press disclosed the fact that Barack Obama is not a Muslim as is perceived by a number of Americans. The interviewer was insistent that since Obama is a Muslim, he must not be voted... ...
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Muslims Consider Prophet Muhammad a Religious and Political Role Model
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...Muslims Consider Prophet Muhammad a Religious and Political Role Model Muslims consider Muhammad as their political and religious leader. This is because of the numerous hadith the prophet of God left behind. The hadiths are attested reports of the sayings, actions, and tacit approvals of accounts of Prophet Muhammad. The hadiths emphasize what is in the Quran, they explain the manner in which something should be carried out, or introduce a teaching based on certain Quran verses or principles. An example is this hadith which is related to Quran 49:13, “All mankind is from Adam and Eve. An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab, nor does a non-Arab have...
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Radio program about 'Conservative Muslims in Liberal Britain'
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...Muslims in liberal Britain The issue being critically analyzed in the program is the Britain conservative Muslims integration with the liberal British society. The conservative Muslims have found it hard integrating with the British liberal society because they are keen on preserving their identity and culture (BBC Radio4). They think that their culture is very valuable and integrating with the British will erode it from them. The conservative Muslim parents for instance don’t allow their daughters to attend the British education institution. They say they don’t want their daughters to be dressed in the short skirts like prostitutes. They believe that a woman should not expose her body... Conservative...
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Stereotyping Arabs and Muslims by Hollywood : a visual analysis
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...Muslims in a stereotyped image that is often uncharacteristic of the real Arab and Muslim culture and nature. Arabs and Muslims are typically portrayed in pictures as terrorists, war mongerer, violent, uncouth, uncivilized and uneducated which is untrue. This is not really fair and the farthest from the truth yet undiscerning audience takes these depictions at face value and believe what is portrayed as true. It is sad that stereotyping of Pictures about Arabs and Muslims contribute to the widening miscommunication between Muslims and non-Muslims. According to Hocks , Critiquing and production in digital... Visual rhetoric The print media can be said as one of the culprits that portrayed Arabs and...
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Christians and Muslims views of the first crusade. World civilizations
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...Muslims views of the first crusade Christians and Muslims views in the first crusade The first crusade illustrated the religious favor that engulfed Christendom, the newly construed idea of holy war and the laws of an active papacy, which was misused by the Church in its providence of indulgence. The crusades were conducted as penitential acts of powerful persuasion and devotion for the atonement of all the sins committed by the people. The idea of the crusades interlinked various ideologies both those preached in the church and inherit within individuals. The crusades began when the Seljuk Turks emerged victorious in their war with the Byzantine army and prevented Christians... from...
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Issues Surrounding Muslims In The West And How Do They Compare To Muslims Living In Muslim/Arab Countrie
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...Muslims in the west and how do they compare to Muslims living in Muslim/Arab countries The teachings of Islam fall equally to all Muslims around the world whether living in Islamic countries or in the west. The religion guides its followers through the word of God ‘Quran’, teachings and life of its Prophet Muhammad ‘Hadees’ and belief on Prophets that came before Muhammad (Ernst 93-95). The religion that emerged from the Arabian Peninsula spread throughout the world, initially in the nearby countries through Islamic conquests and then in west by preachers and migrating Muslims (Siddiqui 8). The west also saw a rise in Islamic followers as people having African roots... Teacher’s ID Issues surrounding...
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Images of Arabs and Muslims in Western Media
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...Muslims in the Western Media: Various set of events that have unfolded in the new millennium have led to strangulation of relation between different communities. The relationship between Muslims, the Arab world and West are one of them. The Media being the powerful tool of communication and image representation in the modern times is a major source that has been questioned and subjected to its image representation and creation on this account. On number of instances, the media has been dubbed to have played a negatively biased role towards portraying the image of Muslims, on others it has been seen as an agent of bullying the people belonging to one set of religious following... Image of Arabs and...
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Cultures in Conflict, Christians, Muslims, Jews in the Discovery
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...Muslims and Jews in the age of Discovery Regarding the theme of culture identity and representation, I agree with Lewis about the cultures of different religions being in a constant conflict. Despite the underlying similarities in these three religions, fundamental differences have been brought about by misconceptions and created a conflict. Some terminologies which have arisen in the modern times have been associated with certain cultures although they apply to the entire society. Multiculturalism, for example, presents an element which is highly perceived to be Eurocentric and western despite the term being applicable within many societies (Lewis, p77... Task Cultures in Conflict, Christians, Muslims ...
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Muslims and the news media by E.Poole and Richardson
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...Muslims and Blacks as communities that are threat to the peacefulness and harmony of Britain (Poole and Richardson, 2006, pp. 13-23). This is an open secret that throughout the legal and law enforcement system, Muslims and Blacks remain stereotyped in the hearts and minds of the law enforcers as potential criminals or threats and thus they are treated in the same way... ?Running Head: Critical Review Critical Review [Institute’s Critical Review The has pointed out the irony that when the media and the politicians are using the concept of “multiculturalism” to represent a society where the differences of race, colour, cast and creed no longer matter, the theoretical multiculturalism emerged because of...
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The Muslims lives in recent Anglophone fiction since 1973
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...Muslims and Arabs in the West-Khalid Huseiny, Hanif Kureishi, Monica Ali, Fadia Faqir, Sami Serageldin, Ahdaf Souif, Nahid Rachlin and Amitav Ghosh - and on the way in which they explore and challenge the notion of "home" itself. The specific geography of home gives one a spatial consciousness that influences and informs one's identity: a simple home address can reveal one's gender, educational background, class, and national affiliation. The once simple position of "home," however, has become much more complicated over the twentieth century. "Home" was once defined by its... 1 Introduction The French poet and novelist, Louis Aragon said, "The novel is the key to forbidden rooms in our house" (qtd. in...
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PROVIDE A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF HOW MUSLIMS LIVING IN BRITAIN CAN BE BOTH BRITISH AND MUSLIM
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...Muslims Living In Britain Can Be both British and Muslim Introduction (Start the paper by stressing the fact that despite the numerous challenges that Muslims undergo in Europe as a result of being negatively perceived to be associated with terrorists acts, there are a number of them living happily in Britain and Europe as a whole. Describe the current state of Muslims living in Britain and Europe as a whole. State the various factors affecting Muslims living in Britain and any barriers they face as a result of their religion.) Body (Explain what makes one be called a British and similarly what makes one be defined as a Muslim. This includes the various cultures... associated by the...
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A Critical Evaluation of How Muslims Living in Britain Can be Both British and Muslim
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...Muslims Living in Britain Can be Both British and Muslim Introduction Defining ‘British Muslim’ seems quite easy on thesurface. But in reality, defining being both a British and a Muslim is very difficult. It involves a long history of political, social, cultural, and economic struggle. Issues of identity in Britain have largely centred on the concept of ‘otherness’. Muslims were considered ‘aliens’ in the 1950s and 1960s. The term ‘alien’ means otherness, and also means difference, threat, and inequality (Ahmad and Sardar, 2012: 2). Towards the latter part of the 20th century, cultural difference became very popular and otherness became the latest thing. Difference... ?A Critical Evaluation of How...
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How Helpful Is the Concept of Moral Panic in Understanding Recent Media Coverage of Muslims
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...MUSLIMS The usefulness of the concept of moral panic in understanding recent media coverage of Muslims Insert name Insert grade course Insert instructor’s name April 18, 2011. Outline Introduction A critical analysis of the concept of moral panic An analysis of the aspect Media coverage on Muslims Moral Panics and Violence in the Media Analyzing the Understanding of recent media coverage of Muslims How significant the concept of moral panic is in understanding recent media coverage of Muslims Conclusion The usefulness of the concept of moral panic in understanding recent media coverage of Muslims... ?Running head: THE USEFULNESS OF THE CONCEPT OF MORAL PANIC IN UNDERSTANDING RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE OF...
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Muslims after 9/11 events and the influence of the media
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...Muslims and the Media Post 9/11:- September 11th 2001 completely changed the political and religious landscape of the world. The attack on the twin towers, which was later termed as a ‘signal of war’ by the then president George W Bush, started a chain of events that have had a gigantic political, economic, religious and social impact on the entire world, more specifically America and the Muslim world (Rabasa, Bernard and Chalk). For a long period of time after the attacks on the twin towers, Muslims all around the world have been ‘marginalized’ and blamed for terrorism across the globe. The fact that militant organizations like Al Qaeda...
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The Connection. President Obama on the relationship between the Muslims and America
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...Muslim nation, where he gave a speech mainly on therelationship between the Muslims and America. Most of the issues addressed by the president touched on the loose relationship between America and the Muslim World. This has been the main cause of the rising tension in the world due to the hostility among the different faiths. This is mostly observed in the Arab world and has now extended to other different faiths like the tension observed between the Muslims and the Christians. The president emphasized on the importance of good relationship between the Americans and the people in Egypt. The ideas given in the Obama’s State of The Union Address 2013... The connection President Obama traveled to Egypt, a...
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How did 9/11 affect the depiction of American Muslims in American media
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...Muslims had to suffer. They became a reason of hatred without committing any crime or without being involved in any kind of unsocial activities... . The incident that took place in September 11 2001 is deeply regretted by American society and the impact of this attack was trembling. After this incident Muslims were recognized as terrorists in many places. Media played an important role in the depiction of the face of Muslims against the world. This was a period of sorrow for everyone including Muslims in America. This research paper analyses and discusses the important facts relate to the following research question “What was the role of media...
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Why Do Muslims Consider Prophet Muhammad a Religious and Political Role Model
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...Muslims Consider Prophet Mohammad a Political and Religious Role Model? According to Legacy of a Prophet,Prophet Muhammad influenced the lives of his followers in a number of ways (Mohammad introduced the sovereignty of Allah as the everlasting and all powerful whose power and authority surpasses any of the worldly powers. He established the followers of Allah and taught them on various ways to serve him. He was a humble servant who lived a poor life in order to set an example of what a true servant of Allah should live (Petras & Eastman-Abaya, the Caricature of Middle East). Muhammad taught his followers on how to live in harmony with others and how to win other souls for their god. His... s Why Do...
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What is the perception of Muslims after 9/11 in the U.S
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...Muslims in America has hardly improved. Muslims are still the victims of racial profiling and stereotyping. As just an indicator of how deleterious the effect of stereotyping can be, the earnings of Muslim and Arab men in the United States dropped 10 percent between 2002 and 2006, and remains at an all-time low (Kaushal, 2006). This so-called “post 9/11 effect” continues to today, in spite of changes in the political climate with respect to anti-Muslim rhetoric offered by the government and less pro-Islamic extremism speech emerging from the increasingly technologically advanced Middle East. America’s history of internalizing foreign conflicts by means... of discriminating against and...
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Historical and religious values and attachments to the Holy Lands of Jews, Christians and Arab Muslims
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...Muslims. ] Abstract The paper is aimed at providing significant evidences about the religious association of Jews, Muslims and Christians with the Holy Land which was once called Palestine. The three major and most dominating religions of the world are in rivalry with each other since ages in order to capture and practice complete authority in the Holy Land. This is due to their religious beliefs and the Prophetic evidences existing in the Holy Land. Compare and analyze the historical and religious values and attachments to the “Holy Lands” of Jews, Christians and Arab Muslims... ? Compare and analyze the historical and religious values and attachments to the “Holy Lands” of Jews, Christians and Arab...
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Jesus Christ as viewed by the Muslims, Christians and the Jews
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...Muslims, Christians and the Jews Jesus Christ is a renowned historical figure of the world and is acknowledged and respected by some of the most prominent religions of the world. He was born approximately two thousand years back to a woman called Mary, in the town of Bethlehem, in the West Bank, which is situated on the south of Jerusalem. Jesus Christ is greatly revered among the Muslims and the Christians all over the world. A third important religion, Judaism, also acknowledges the existence of Jesus Christ, though in a different way. Christianity, Islam and Judaism are three types of religions in which Jesus plays a different role as perceived by the believers. All... Jesus Christ as viewed by the...
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Changing Stereotypes of Arab and Muslims that Link Them to Terrorism and Extremism
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...Muslims That Link Them to Terrorism And Extremism  Changing Stereotypes of Araband Muslims That Link Them to Terrorism And Extremism Not all Muslim women wear headscarves and neither do all Muslim men have long, unkempt beards. The number of Muslims living in the United States is far greater than the number trying to become terrorists. In addition, it is important that Americans find out that Muslims are regular people with common dreams and aspirations. They do have far better things to do than dream up daily plans of world domination. I believe it is our media’s responsibility to straighten up the Muslim image in publics minds, by giving a voice to the real... ? Changing Stereotypes of Arab and Muslims ...
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Discuss similarities and differences between the two that led Muslims to use violence:
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...Muslim dragged out of their lands leading to fled to foreign places that seems to be unfit of their ways and on the contrary the rebellion of an organized Muslim group against the government to retrieve and gain independence. The Netherlands: the dilemma of Islam populace. According to Ian Buruma, religion is really something that of a problem already solved in Europe. Most European countries now brag about being slightly superior over other nations in describing their own continent as thoroughly secular. And he never ever thought of it as a permanent condition believing that religion is something that does not go that easy. He described Religion as a socially conservative... Political Science 13...
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Portrayal of Muslims and the Arab Community In Hollywood Cinema in a Post-9/11 world
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...Muslims and the Arab Community In Hollywood Cinema in a Post-9/11 world Historically, the two Abrahamic monotheistic faiths - Christianity and Islam - have never been able to come to terms with each other. History has witnessed the two communities engage in crusades against each other, time and again. As such, September 11 was just another of the series of them. What is more tragic about it, though, is that it happened when the world was thinking that it had 'civilized', and had come out of its barbaric past. September 11 jolted the world out of its blissful dream. It made the world realize that barbarism was very much alive and kicking, and how! Just the three hours of the barbaric... Portrayal of...
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DID STEREOTYPING OF YOUNG MALE MUSLIMS INCREASE AFTER THE LONDON TRANSIT BOMBING ON 2005
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...Muslim male youths were harassed in UK after the incidents and the civil society of UK turned against the entire Muslim community. The number of reported incidents against the Muslim community and their worship places increased immediately after the bombing incidents of London. This research paper focuses on the impact of London bombings on racial profiling. Background... Introduction Stereotyping can be defined as distorted or incomplete information used to recognize people of different groups based on various characteristics. Sex, age, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and religion are the various categories used as different forms for stereotyping. Sex and race are the most controversial and ...
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Abd al Malik and the Dome of the Rock: continuity and change under the early Muslims
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...Muslims. Abd al Malik (645-705) was born only twelve years after the death of the prophet Mohamed and he came to power as the Caliph of the Islamic regions in 685. It is important to recognise that his rise to power was contested at the time, with rival Islamic leaders seeking to wrest control of the Umayyad dynasty’s lands and establish an alternative Caliphate with a base in Arabia. Despite this opposition, Abd al Malik established himself as the rightful ruler and embarked on a program of conquest and reform, including the building of a magnificent domed building in Jerusalem which drew Muslims to worship in that city... Abd al Malik and the Dome of the Rock: continuity and change under the early...
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