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Sheikh Abdelkarim Edghouch

Ten Commandments in the Quran (part 1 of 3): A Quick Introduction

Ten Commandments in the Quran (part 1 of 3): A Quick Introduction
Description: A review of what are the Ten Commandments and their place in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic faiths.
By C. Mofty (© 2012 IslamReligion.com)Published on 19 Mar 2012 - Last modified on 21 Apr 2013
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Category: Articles > Comparative Religion > Judaism
Category: Articles > The Holy Quran > A Summary of the Meanings of Its Verses
Reading the title, some people might think of the ‘The Ten Commandments,’[1]  one of the most financially successful[2]  movies and rated as one of the best ten ever.[3]  Or the title might stir the memories of the national debate of putting ‘The Ten Commandments’ on public property and use in public schools that ended in the Supreme Court in 2005. Leaving aside the movies and the media, basic facts on Ten Commandments are little known. That is why in the following thre…

American Muslims: A Journalist’s Guide to Understanding Islam and Muslim

American Muslims: A Journalist’s Guide to Understanding Islam and Muslims:Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 14:09 |  |  American Muslims: A Journalist’s Guide to Understanding Islam and Muslims: A CAIR Initiative to Promote an Accurate Image of Islam in the Media According to a report by Media Tenor, a research firm that monitors and analyzes media coverage, “Islam is not only the religion that is the most frequently mentioned in television news in the United States, but also a significant share of the coverage is negative.”  The report goes on to state that the tone of the media coverage of Islam was negative 40 percent of the time, while statements about Christianity were negative 20 percent of the time.  Media Tenor also found that “two-thirds of the television coverage about Islam associates Muslims with extremism.” In response to this report and to the general increase in Islamophobia, CAIR designed an initiative to help enhance understanding of Islam and Muslims in the ne…