Islam and prejudice

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  • Islam and prejudice
    • Teaches that people are equal
      • 'and among his signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colours'
    • The Qur'an teaches that prejudice and discrimination are always wrong and should not be tolerated.
    • When praying at mosque, they will stand in straight lines to show equality and that there is no division between people of different races
    • When on Hajj everyone wears the same clothes.
      • Ihram-two pieces of unsewn white cloth, this shows that everyone is equal.
    • Five pillars of Islam=Shahadah, Salah, zakat, Sawm and Hajj
      • Shahadah=Belief in one God
      • Salah=Prayer 5 times a day
      • Zakat=2.5% of savings given to poor muslims
      • Sawm=Fasting, to remember the poor.
      • Hajj=Pilgrimage
    • 'Believing women...Should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands'


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