Edexcel Religious Studies Unit 11: Islam

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GCSE Edexcel Religious Studies Unit 11

SECTION 1:Beliefs and Values
Key terms involved in this section:
al-Qadar, ibadah, khalifah, risalah, creativity, iman, Muslim, shirk, din, Islam, Qur'an, tawhid
Tawhid
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
It is taught in the Quran
It makes Muslim make sense out of life ­ give…

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WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT TO MUSLIMS?
It helps make the relationship between Allah and his servants clear that Allah is the master of the universe and
humans are second to him.
People have to use their reason and skill to decide how to look after the Earth, but the…

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The message may have been changed but they till have `part' of the truth.
Revelation of the Quran to Muhammad (SAW)
*The event of the Night of Power should be known
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE REVELATION
It was the time when the first words of the Quran were revealed…

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SECTION 2: Community and Tradition
Key terms involved in this section:
Authority, Masjid, Sunnah, bismillah, Qadi, Sunni, hadith, Shariah, ulama imam, Shiah, Ummah
Seal of Prophethood
WHY IS MUHAMMAD SO IMPORTANT?
The Prophet Muhammad had set an example of:
how to live the Muslim life
how to be a…

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The Quran is the first and most important book of guidance for Muslims. It
contains all the basic principles. 5


But as the Muslim community grew, new guidance was needed for new situations




For this guidance, the early Muslim community looked to the Sunnah and
especially the recorded sayings of…

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The Imam will teach the children from an early age to learn to recite portions of the Quran to understand its teaching
and the basics of Islam
He leads prayers at weddings and funerals
The Imam gives advice and counselling to Muslims in this generation
The Imam visits those…

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Sunni Deobandi Consider the Prophet as an ordinary Emphasis of removing anything
man considered as innovation
Shi'ah Ithnashari Believe in the leadership of the twelve Follow the guidance of jurists called
imams or infallible spiritual guides after Ayatollahs in daily life
the Holy Prophet
Ismaili Follow Aga Khan as…

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WHY DO MUSLIMS OBEY ALLAH'S COMMANDS
It is commanded in the Quran
They must remember Allah throughout the day and prayer helps them do this
It makes them feel closer to Allah
It unites them with other Muslims
It reconfirms their faith
MUSLIMS OBSERVE RULES OF PRAYER:
Perform Wudu…

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It is a special time to give thanks for the Quran ­ the month in which it was revealed
Fasting is not just a physical experience but a total commitment of a person's body and soul as it is seen as a method
of self-control.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS…

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Following in the footsteps of Muhammad
Makkah is the holiest for Muslims
Obeying Allah is the central focus of a Muslim's life

WHY IS ARAFAT SIGNIFICANT FOR MUSLIMS?
On the second day of the pilgrimage, the pilgrims leave Mina just after dawn to travel to the Plain of Arafat…

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