ASSIGNMENT: Using the situation described below, write a professional memo in proper format to address whether the $3,000 gift card given to P&S employees by P&S would constitute taxable wages….
Why might Muhammad seem at first an unlikely founder of a new religion? What is the significance of his hegira?
1. Why might Muhammad seem at first an unlikely founder of a new religion? What is the significance of his hegira?
2. List the five pillars of Islam. What does adherence to these principles promote?
3. In what ways is Islam similar to Judaism? to Christianity?
4. Why must the Qur’an be read and recited only in Arabic? How does this requirement distinguish the Qur’an from the Bible?
5. What role does calligraphy play in Islam? Why do you think calligraphy and geometric shapes influence Muslim art so much?
6. What stopped and eventually reversed the Moors’ conquests in Western Europe? What are some results of the centuries the Moors controlled much of Spain?
7. What inspired the Taj Mahal? How does this memorial retain its beauty today?
8. Read the selections in your book from Rumi. In “The Night Air,” what distinguishes the youngest son as the laziest and, therefore, the winner?