The Truth about Islam
1. The Truth About Islam
2. According to the Pew Research Center, Islam often gets the most negative score and ranking by American citizens. Islam has a 40% ranking which is the lowest of every religion including Atheism (PewResearchCenter, 2014). Quite many people often associate Islam with violence according to statistics. Opposite to Islam, are Judaism and Christianity, two religions that are viewed positively in the public eye. To prevent any more negative consequences occur, these negative insights need to stop and end it immediately. By understanding a new culture, ethnicity, religion, and it’s practices, we can show how wrong these negative perceptions of Islam are.
I. The values, practices and beliefs of Islam
a. Major practices (PBS, 2001)
b. Six major beliefs (PBS, 2001)
c. Roles of women in Islam and daily life of Muslims (PBS, 2001)
d. The different and understand of views and the practices in different countries of Muslims (PewResearchCenter, 2012) – this section will give the reader a better knowledge and understanding of what the Islam culture is like. There are lots of people out there that have never heard about the practices of the Islam nor have enough education on the beliefs. Because of this lack of education, it makes many people judge and view the religion as a negative religion. People need to open their minds and try to understand more what Islam’s practices are and what kind and beautiful people Muslims are. They also need to understand how this religion is just as beautiful as any other religion.
II. Negative insights of Islam
a. Statistics on Islam being showed as violent
b. The social interaction with the Islamic culture (Al-Islam.org, 2014)
c. The opinions on other religions and other culture of Muslims (Al-Islam.ord, 2014)
d. Islam vs. Christianity (Ibrahim, 2009) – this section will give a good transition to understanding the Islam background...