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Islam is one of the religions that is professed by Billions of people around the world instilling good principles and attributes among the Muslim faithful. It is a great religion to profess since it instills discipline and follows the rule of law as commanded in the Quran. It is also important to highlight that Islam is a peaceful religion that encourages peace and harmony over the land and not war. However, people cannot be blamed for fear of the Islamic religion especially in America after the Islamic religion is falsely blamed for radicalizing people and raising terrorists all over the World.
[...] I. "Deconstructing the American Mosque." Space, Gender and Aesthetics (2002): n. pag. Web. Roof, W. C. Contemporary American religion. New York: Macmillan Reference USA Print. [...]
[...] The fear of the Islamic religion is drawn from the different generalization and identifying Islam as the source of the teachings that lead radicals to orchestrate inhuman acts all over the world (Kahera 69). The Islamic Center will aim to alleviate this and ensure that the people get a perspective and associate Islam as a religion that stands for the right things and proper morals and not on evil as the terrorist want people to believe in. Works Cited Barnard, I. "The American Mosque in Transition: Assimilation, Acculturation and Isolation." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2009): n. pag. Web . Kahera, A. [...]
[...] According to the writers the three most important aspects in a mosque is the image text and form of the mosque since a mosque should hold its aesthetic value that can be delivered from the different features that the mosques have. This is true since like all the other religions there is a need for identity and the people ought to associate themselves with a specific model and the Mosques are made to be identifiable and unique among other buildings (Kahera 65). This makes them easily noticeable whole the users can be able to associate with. [...]
[...] The traditions of Islam can only be effectively observed through ensuring that the Mosque has all the features that ensure that people are able to practice the religion. The importance of the Mosque to have a particular form and image cannot be understated and therefore the writers have conceptually highlighted its importance perfectly through the information given (Barnard 81). However, it is important to note that Islamic religion can be practiced at any place since the Muslims consider all areas Holy and can therefore pray regardless of whether they are in a mosque or not. [...]
[...] It will be located close to St Louis Park where there are different people visiting the mosque and therefore can be able to see the Mosque. The Muslim Center will stand out and will occupy a larger area than the mosques in the City as it looks to get as many people as possible to the Center and attract the attention of other religions. One of the features will be the construction of a dome that will stand out and ensure that the people can see the Mosque from afar and therefore get drawn to the Center. [...]
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