9/11 Islam Paper

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Islam Paper Since 9/11/2001 we as Christians, and as Americans, have come to realize the impact of Islam on a personal level. Although, 9/11 was perpetrated by radical Muslims carrying out a Jihad (holy war) against the America, we as Christians must not judge all Muslims based on what transpired that day back in September 2001. Jesus said in Luke 6:37, “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” As Jesus proclaimed, we as Christians must find a way to forgive thy enemy, even if they are of Islamic faith. Throughout this paper, I will explain in depth the religion of Islam so that we as Christians may come to understand that not all Muslims are terrorist, and…show more content…
The Islamic religion was created around the years 610-630 A.D. by a man named Muhammad.. In 610 A.D., Muhammad received his first message/revelation from the angel Gabriel. At first, Muhammad interrupted his encounter with the angel Gabriel to be the work of a demon. However, after some convincing from his wife Muhammad was convinced that he was selected to receive the word of God through the angel Gabriel. The revelations that Muhammad received are now considered to pivotal text included within the Islamic Qur’an (Islamic bible). It is important to note when trying to understand Islam, that around 631 A.D. Muhammad was able to enter into the city of Mecca and convert all the Arabic tribes to Islam. Islam and Christianity are similar in many ways, however the main difference in the religions lies in their beliefs that God is singular, Jesus was just a prophet, Jesus was not crucified, heaven can be obtained by the works of man (doing good deeds, or bad deeds), and the concept of Trinity is unconceivable. Muslims believe that Allah will judge everyone in the afterlife based on whether or not they had a good belief system, and whether they fulfilled their obligations to Islam. Muslims are obligated to do the
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