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Islam Code of Conduct

Islam as a religion provides a comprehensive code of conduct in individual, collective and international dealings (Ahmad). These directions cover every possible situation and include the relationships between the young and old, the employer and employee, among family members, between friends and partners, and even between adversaries. The rules and principles are truly universal and have stood the test of time. It also says a ruler must act with justice, between individuals and between people, and a vanquished people must be dealt with justly. The story of the exodus shows both in the Bible and Qur'an that Pharaoh was not obeying the rules of Islam. In the Bible, Exodus 1, the Israelites are forced into slave labor, building the supply cities Pithom and Rameses for Pharaoh (Bible). It says the Egyptians became ruthless in imposing work on the Israelites, and "made their lives bitter with hard service in mortar and brick and in every kind of field labor." In the Qur'an, Sura 25:4-6 it says, "Truly, Pharaoh elated himself in the land and divided its people into sections, depressing a group among them; their sons he slew, but he kept alive their families, for he was indeed an evil doer," and "And we wished to be gracious to those who were being depressed in the land, to make them leaders (in faith) and make them pairs." and "To establish a firm place for them in the land, and to show Pharaoh, Hamam, and their hosts, what they were dreading from them" (Qur'an).

Another distinctive feature of Islam is the establishment of regular prayers, as commanded in the lines 12 and 13 of Table Spread 5 (part 6): Allah said "I am with you: if you establish regular prayers, pay Zakal believe in My Messengers, honour and assist them, and loan to Allah a beautiful loan, verily I will wipe out from you your evils, and admit you a Gardens with rivers flowing beneath, but if any of you, after this resisteth faith, he hath truly wandered from th...

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Islam Code of Conduct. (1969, December 31). In LotsofEssays.com. Retrieved 21:40, October 22, 2014, from http://www.lotsofessays.com/viewpaper/1704880.html