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religious word, which in Arabic means “submission”, “surrender” or “obedience” it can also mean “peace”. The variations are there because different people view it differently. The most used meaning however is “

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An introduction to Islam Islam is a religious word, which in Arabic means "submission", "surrender" or "obedience" it can also mean "peace". The variations are there because different people view it differently. ...read more.

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Their knowledge of the will of god comes from the Qur'an, in which contains messages from god. They believe that the Qur'an consists of messages revealed by god to Muhammad, the prophet and messenger of god. ...read more.

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The spirit of Islam is totally against acts of violence and oppression, although Muslims believe in defence of the weak and the constant battle against evil. There however, are extremist groups who use their religion, as an excuse to kill people or terrorise them in anyway and example is The Taliban. ...read more.

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