Inspirational Quran Quotes About Peace And Hope
Believe in God, he will do wonders in life. Religion may differ but God is one - Quran quotes
What is the Quran ?
Quran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature.
Slightly shorter than the New Testament, it is organized in 114 chapters not according to when they were revealed, but according to the length of surahs under the guidance of divine revelation. Surahs are subdivided into verses.
Muslims believe that the Quran was orally revealed by God to the final Prophet, Muhammad, through the archangel Gabriel.
Moral Values in the Quran
Morality in Islam encompasses the concept of righteousness, good character, and the body of moral qualities and virtues prescribed in Islamic religious texts.
The principle and fundamental purpose of Islamic morality is love: love for God and love for God's creatures. The religious conception is that mankind will behave morally and treat each other in the best possible manner to please God.
Teachings on morality and moral conduct constitute a major part of Islamic literature. The Quran and the Hadith the central religious texts of Islam serve as the primary source for these teachings.
Both the Quran and the hadith often instruct Muslims to adopt a morally upright character. Showing kindness to people and charity to the poor and the helpless are the most emphasized moral virtues in the Quran.
In particular, helping people in their time of need, forgiving others' offenses, respecting parents and elders, fulfilling promises, being kind to people and to animals, being patient in adversity, maintaining justice, being honest, and controlling one's anger appears as major virtues in the Islamic concept of morality.
Halal and haram in the Quran
In the Quran, the word Halal is contrasted with haram (forbidden). This binary opposition was elaborated into a more complex classification known as "the five decisions": mandatory, recommended, neutral, reprehensible, and forbidden.
Islamic jurists disagree on whether the term halal covers the first two or the first four of these categories. In recent times, Islamic movements seeking to mobilize the masses and authors writing for a popular audience have emphasized the simpler distinction of halal and haram.
The term halal is particularly associated with Islamic dietary laws, and especially meat processed and prepared in accordance with those requirements.