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
You may break off a treaty if you fear treachery from your ally
Repay evil with good and your enemies will become friends (though this is hard)
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
Do not kill except for a just cause
Killing a human, except as just punishment, is like killing all mankind
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
Unbelievers try to interpret the ambiguous parts of the Koran, simply to create dissension
The Koran is certainly composed by Allah; no one could compose a chapter like it
Make war on the unbelievers until Allah's religion reigns supreme
Do not split into sects, exulting in separate beliefs
There shall be no compulsion in religion
Be patient with unbelievers, and leave them to the judgement of Allah
He that kills a believer by design shall burn in Hell for ever
I created mankind that it might worship Me
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
Unbelievers will have their skin repeatedly burned off in hell
The unbelievers shall drink boiling water