Ideas from 'The Koran' by Mohammed [622], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Koran' by Mohammed (ed/tr Dawood,N.J.) [Penguin 1968,0-14-044052-6]].

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 6. Despair over Philosophy
Instead of prayer and charity, sinners pursue vain disputes and want their own personal scripture
23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 1. Contractarianism
Repay evil with good and your enemies will become friends (though this is hard)
You may break off a treaty if you fear treachery from your ally
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / a. Virtues
Allah rewards those who are devout, sincere, patient, humble, charitable, chaste, and who fast
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / c. Justice
Those who avenge themselves when wronged incur no guilt
24. Applied Ethics / C. Death Issues / 2. Causing Death
Killing a human, except as just punishment, is like killing all mankind
Do not kill except for a just cause
25. Society / D. Social Rights / 4. Right to Punish / c. Deterrence of crime
Punish theft in men or women by cutting off their hands
28. God / A. Divine Nature / 2. Divine Nature
Allah is lord of creation, compassionate, merciful, king of judgement-day
28. God / D. Proofs of Evidence / 2. Teleological Proof
True believers see that Allah made the night for rest and the day to give light
29. Religion / C. Monotheistic Religion / 3. Christianity / a. Christianity
Allah cannot have begotten a son, as He is self-sufficient
29. Religion / C. Monotheistic Religion / 7. Islam
There shall be no compulsion in religion
Unbelievers try to interpret the ambiguous parts of the Koran, simply to create dissension
He that kills a believer by design shall burn in Hell for ever
Make war on the unbelievers until Allah's religion reigns supreme
Do not split into sects, exulting in separate beliefs
I created mankind that it might worship Me
The Koran is certainly composed by Allah; no one could compose a chapter like it
Be patient with unbelievers, and leave them to the judgement of Allah
29. Religion / E. Immortality / 4. Heaven
The righteous shall dwell on couches in gardens, wedded to dark-eyed houris
Heaven will be reclining on couches, eating fruit, attended by virgins
29. Religion / E. Immortality / 5. Hell
The unbelievers shall drink boiling water
Unbelievers will have their skin repeatedly burned off in hell