Quotes About The Soul Islam

Enjoy reading and share 14 famous quotes about The Soul Islam with everyone.

Quotes About The Soul Islam

Islam was something like a Christian heresy. The early heresies had been full of mad reversals and evasions of the Incarnation, rescuing their Jesus from the reality of his body even at the expense of the sincerity of his soul.
— Gilbert K. Chesterton —

Islam's middle position can be recognized by the fact that Islam has always been attacked from the two opposite directions: from the side of religion, that is too natural, actual, and tuned to the world; and from the side of science that it contains religious and mystical elements. There is only one Islam, but like man, it has both soul and body.

— Alija Izetbegović

In fact, the term "holy war" originates not with Islam but with the Christian Crusaders who first used it to give theological legitimacy to what was in reality a battle for land and trade routes. "Holy war" was not a term used by Muslim conquerors, and it is in no way a proper definition of the word jihad. There are a host of words in Arabic that can be definitively translated as "war"; jihad is not one of them. The word jihad literally means "a struggle," "a striving," or "a great effort." In its primary religious connotation (sometimes referred to as "the greater jihad"), it means the struggle of the soul to overcome the sinful obstacles that keep a person from God. This is why the word jihad is nearly always followed in the Quran by the phrase "in the way of God.

— Reza Aslan

I determined to make my peace with Islam, even at the cost of my pride. Those who were surprised and displeased by what I did perhaps failed to see that ... I wanted to make peace between the warring halves of the world, which were also the warring halves of my soul.

— Salman Rushdie

My whole soul rebels against the idea that Hinduism and Islam represent two antagonistic cultures and doctrines.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The Soul Islam Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of The Soul Islam quotes? Click on image of The Soul Islam quotes to view full size.

The Soul Islam Quotes Pictures 1
The Soul Islam Quotes Pictures 2
The Soul Islam Quotes Pictures 3
The Soul Islam Quotes Pictures 4