Based on this week’s material, write a 200-250-word count for the below TWO (2) essays. (You must answer both essays separately, each adhering to the above word count).
Essay #1: What is jihad? Do you believe it is a prominent tenant of the Islamic faith? How does jihad reconcile with a religion of peace? (Support your answer with research, not opinion.).
Essay #2: Discuss key areas of Islamic reform. The global society suggests Islam is a peaceful religion, what then should the Islamic religious leaders to do help facilitate that peace?
(Note: It is imperative that you incorporate the terminology and principles introduced this week to demonstrate your comprehension of the material.)