The following sayings by Jesus (may peace be upon him) are some of the many derived from the Islamic tradition. They’ve been taken from Hamza Yusuf’s book Walk on Water – The Wisdom of Jesus.
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A happier life starts with positive habits that you practice often. For Muslims, a happier life also revolves around our purpose to please and worship Allah (swt).
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Misconception: All Muslims are Arabs
Background: Some think that all Muslims are Arabs, or think most are Arabs, or Muslims are only from the Middle East.
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Misconception: Muhammad was the founder of Islam
Background: Some think that a man named Muhammad from Arabia was the first to introduce Islam or it came into existence with him and The Quran. Continue reading “Muhammad was the founder of Islam”
Misconception: Muslims reject Jesus
Background: Some think that Muslims do not believe in Jesus or think negatively of Jesus.
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Misconception: Forced marriage is allowed in Islam
Background: Some think that consent of the bride and/or groom is not needed in marriage or as long as the parents of the female agree to the proposal then it is allowed.
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Misconception: Allah is the God for Muslims
Background: Some think that the word “Allah” refers to a special God for use by Muslims only. Continue reading “Allah is the God for Muslims”
Misconception: Islam promotes honour killings of women/men
Background: An honour killing is when a family member is murdered by one or more fellow family members, when they believe the victim to have brought dishonour upon the family. The victims are usually female but can also be male.
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Misconception: Islam and The Quran promotes a ‘clash of civilisations’
(please also see misconception: ‘must be “Muslim” or you will go to Hell’)
Background: Some think that Islam and the West are on an inevitable collision course due to their irreconcilable differences.
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Misconception: Alcohol is forbidden in all forms
Background: Some think that in Islam and The Quran the substance alcohol is forbidden completely in all forms, no matter the application or form. Continue reading “Alcohol is forbidden in all forms”