Social Life

 

Setting High Value on People

Muhammad / Social Life / Meral Günel

According to most of the sources a black woman named Umm Mihjan was neglected because of her job and color. By reproving the fact that he was not informed about her death, the Prophet laid stress on the fact that one’s value is not based on their job or race.

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We Are All on the Same Boat

Since environmental problems have resulted from the disturbance of the balance in nature, it would not be correct to evaluate environmental issues from the Quran's perspective without mentioning the balance and harmony in the universe and without establishing this groundwork.

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Imitation or Role Model?

Muhammad / Social Life / Hümeyra Aslantürk, PhD

Showing Muhammad as a role model in the development of an ideal personality requires that his personal qualities have universal dimensions. For the individual principles of a model person should be able to be evaluated from a broader and more general perspective than just traditional cultures.

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The Prophet's Approach to Environmentalism

Muhammad / Social Life / Saffet Sancaklı, PhD

Through the course of his life, Prophet Muhammad was deeply concerned with the environment and its protection, and he left behind, if you will, “ecological sunnah" (practices of the Prophet). This phrase refers to the love the Prophet had for the living beings and nature, his verbal teachings concerning their protection as well as his acts in line with this motivation.

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Prophet Muhammad's Generosity as a Behavioral Example

Muhammad / Social Life / Meral Günel

The presence of so many narratives describing the attitude of the Prophet on any given subject signifies that he acted with consideration of the circumstances. Despite many examples displaying his generosity, the discussion of even one will suffice to show the degree of his maturity.

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Prophet Muhammad's Attitude Toward Superstitions

Muhammad / Social Life / İbrahim Sarıçam, PhD

Superstitions are incorrect beliefs and practices that do not have a logical basis or any connection with real life. Though also encountered in other areas, they are more common in matters of religion. Regardless of race or religion, superstitions are present in many societies.

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