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In reading the section of the Qur’an, The Pilgrimage, I found many repititions to occur specifically in the contxt of obeying or disobeying the belief in Allah . 131 more words

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Reward and Punishment in the Qu'ran's Surat Al-Hajj

And those who have believed and done

righteous deeds -for them is forgiveness

and noble provision (22:51)

In the Qur’an’s Surat Al-Hajj, reward and punishment are the subject matter. 143 more words

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Qur'an Reading Week 2

For this weeks reading of the Surat Al- Haj, my immediate reaction after reading the first few passages was that it was very aggressive and slightly intimidating. 315 more words

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Qur’an: 22 Surat Al-Hajj: Fear Allah or you will be punished

The 22 Surat Al-Hajj, one can notice that it is emphasizing how to be close to Allah. Believers should fear Allah. The idea of fear is ubiquitous in the text, but in different forms. 235 more words

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The Noble Qur'an: Surat Al- Haj (The Pilgrimage)

While reading this excerpt from the Qur’an, the most evident notion that captures my attention is that of reward and punishment.  However, within the segment, Surat Al-Haj, the warnings of punishment for those who do not follow Allah ring loud and clear.   194 more words

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Week 2: The Qur'an

In reading chapter 22 of the Qur’an this week, I noticed many similarities and differences with week   one’s readings of the Torah and New Testament. Similarities revolve around the concepts of audience to one God, resurrection (22:6), heaven as a reward for faithful followers (22:17),  and descriptions of hell and hellish experiences (22:19-22) for those to stray or do not submit to God. 201 more words

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Punishment in Surat al-Hajj

In Surat al-Hajj we can observe a recurring and particular theme. The “Burning Fire” is repeated several times, and is offered as a holy punishment. This punishment is something which seems to function as a focus for (at least) this chapter of the Qu’ran. 190 more words

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