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Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
Misunderstood islam
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Misunderstood islam

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  • 1. MISUNDERSTOOD
  • 2. INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS Bacile, who wrote and directed the controversial film, spoke by phone from an undisclosed location, calling Islam "a cancer" and saying he "intended his film to be a provocative political statement condemning the
  • 3. WHAT IS RELIGION? Religion is a collection of belief systems, cultural systems and worldviews that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values. Its purpose is to make better human beings and a better world.
  • 4. WHAT IS MISUNDERSTOOD ABOUT ISLAM?? ISLAM IS A VIOLENT RELIGION ISLAM IS UNJUST TO WOMEN ISLAM IS IRRATIONAL ( FATWA)
  • 5. IS ISLAM A VIOLENT RELIGION?? o HIJACKED VERSES OF QURAN o MISINTERPRETED MEANING OF JIHAAD o TERRORISM o BAKR- EID ( at least you should have spared this!!!)
  • 6. Verses from religious texts BIBLE. QURAN. Consider the Book of 1 Kill them wherever you Samuel, when God encounter them”(2:191) instructs King Saul to the verse just before it attack the Amalekites: says, “But begin not "And utterly destroy all hostilities. Lo! God loveth that they have, and do not not aggressors” spare them," God says (2:190). through the prophet the verses just after it, states, “But if they Samuel. "But kill both man and woman, infant and desist, then lo! God is nursing child, ox and Forgiving, Merciful” sheep, camel and (2:192). donkey." MAHABHARTA Krishna made the two armies fight, and ordered Arjuna to kill the enemy. Arjuna said, 'I can't kill my own brothers,' and Krishna replied, 'Do as I tell you.' But Arjuna would not listen. Then Krishna said, 'Look into my face,' and Krishna opened his mouth, and Arjuna saw in it all his brothers and relatives whom he had not wanted to kill. So then he took up his bow and started killing them.
  • 7. TRUE MEANING OF JIHAAD . Jihad has the literal meaning of exerting our best and greatest effort to achieve something. It is not the equivalent of war, for which the Arabic word is qital. Jihad has a much wider connotation and embraces every kind of striving in God’s cause
  • 8. TERRORISM THE 9/11 ATTACK ON WORLD TRADE CENTRE THERE ARE TERRORISTS, SUICIDE BOMBERS AND EXTREMISTS IN EVERY RELIGION. THE INFAMOUS FACE OF TERROR, OSAMA BIN LADEN WAS A PRODUCT OF U.S SPY AGENCIES
  • 9. STATUS OF WOMEN IN ISLAM AREA OF ECONOMIC RIGHTS POLYGAMY ISLAM SCARF CONTROVERSY PARTICIPATION IN RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES
  • 10. AREA OF ECONOMIC RIGHTS In Europe until the 19th century, women did not have the right to own their own property 1400 years earlier, Islamic law said "What ever men earn, they have a share of that and whatever women earn, they have a share in that." Sura 4:31.
  • 11. POLYGAMY There has been polygamy in virtually every culture and religion, including Judaism and Christianity. Only verse in the Quran that speaks about polygamy, speaks about limiting not instituting polygamy. The verse was revealed after the Battle of Uhud in which many Muslims were martyred, leaving behind wives and children
  • 12. PARTICIPATION IN RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES There are famous female Sufis, whose careers date to as early as the late 8th- and early 9th-century C.E. The Catholic church has not yet allowed women to be
  • 13. FATWA SHOPPING An Iranian cleric called for the killing of author Salman Rushide when he published the novel The Satanic Verses, about an erased portion in the Koran. Fatwa issued banning Muslim women from touching bananas or cucumbers. The panchayat held in a village of UP decreed that women below the age of 40 years should not be allowed to go to
  • 14. HIGH –VOLTAGE CASE: INDIA PAKISTAN Indians associate muslims with pakistan. Partition in 1947 The Kashmir valley debate
  • 15. MUSLIMS ARE INFERIORS…. COLD WAR ERA- Crushed between the west & dictators Immigrants status in itself is be source of a lot of grievance and frustration. Illiterate and poverty stricken subjects see themselves as inferiors and demand a separate muslim state, where they believe their conditions will improve.
  • 16. WESTERN MEDIA CRUSADES AGAINST ISLAM The Media shapes public opinion and covers realities by their censorship. The September 11th event is used to capitalize its political gain. These media depict Islam as "fundamentalism", "extremism" and "radicalism“ They try to justify the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • 17. SUGGESTIONS • Instead of blaming Islam ,the government of all other countries must help the middle east to form a stable political regime so that illiteracy and poverty can be reduced in muslim nations. • To improve the image of Islam in the West it requires a strong and persistent effort from Muslims themselves. • Initiatives must be undertaken to educate non-Muslims concerning correct Islamic concepts of peace and tolerance and to clarify the incorrect views of Islam held by some.
  • 18. THE END QUESTIONS

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