March 2010 Al Islam – eGazette: Utilitarian purpose of Islamic teachings

· Agnosticism

There is an often quoted saying:

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”

Islam provides wholesome guidance in all aspects of human life. This volume is devoted to demonstrating the utilitarian value of some of the Islamic teachings.

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For an interesting comparison with the Christian teachings see the comment below, ‘Turning the other cheek!’

The Holy Quran not only provides rational and utilitarian teachings but also a complete set of guiding principles to lead a fully satisfying life in all necessary human dimensions:

“This day have I perfected your religion for you and completed My favour upon you and have chosen for you Islam as religion. But whoso is forced by hunger, without being wilfully inclined to sin, then, surely, Allah is Most Forgiving, Merciful. ” (Al Quran 5:4)

Read the collection of articles in this Alislam-eGazette.

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