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MODULE 1 ­ BELIEVING IN ALLAH
MUSLIM UPBRINGING AND BELIEF IN ALLAH (SWT)
RELIGIOUS MORAL
AQIQAH CEREMONY MODESTY
BISMILLAH FOOD LAWS
SALAH HELPING OTHERS
MADRASSAH ETIQUETE
ALLAH DOES EXIST RESPECT
SOUL
TESTING OF FREEWILL
LIFE AFTER DEATH
JUDGEMENT
Islam Is Learnt By Copying Parents
Children Are Born In A State Of Fitr
Will Develop Their State Of Fitr
Names Constantly Remind The Child That There Are Muslim
Mixing And Learning With Other Muslims Helps To Reinforce Belief
Exam question
RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Vocabulary:
Religious experience ­ spiritual contact from al ghaib
Al ghaib ­ the world of the unseen/spiritual dimension
Numinous ­ awesome; overwhelming. The feeling of a presence greater than
you. That you have as controller
Prayer ­ voluntary contact with Allah (swt) with words

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Miracle ­ an event that science cannot explain e.g. Lialat-ul-qadr
NIGHT OF POWER
The night when the Quran was first revealed to the prophet Muhammad by
Allah (swt)
On this night the angels descended to earth
This night takes place on the 27th of Ramadan
Muslims often pray extra prayers on this day, they perform Tilavat
(reading Quran)
Many Muslims stay in mosque for the final 10 days of Ramadan.…read more

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TYPES OF CONVERSION EXPERIENCES
1. SOCIAL ­ e.g. via marriage, for acceptance into a Muslim
family. E.g. Suzannah Kapsova
2. MORAL ­ e.g. a `Muslim' drug dealers (criminals) who `see the
light' and revert back to they faith.
3. INTELLECTUAL ­ e.g. when a person studies a religion in depth
and accepts that religion. E.g.…read more

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EXAMPLES OF DESIGN: Order And Regularity
Comets e.g.…read more

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Exam question
THE COSMOLOGICAL (CAUSATION) ARGUMENT FOR ALLAH'S
EXISTENCE
Vocabulary:
Causation ­ to cause something to happen or `be'
The first cause ­ term used by Aquinas for how the universe
began, i.e.…read more

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GOD!!
THE RELIGIOUS (ISLAMIC) RESPONSE TO SCIENTIFIC VIEWS
ABOUT HOW THE UNIVERSE BEGAN…read more

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Exam question
SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION FO THE ORIGIN OF THE
UNIVERSE
Vocabulary:
Atheism ­ disbelief in god; a person who does not believe in god
Agnosticism ­ un-security about belief in god; a person who is
insure weather god exists
Theism ­ belief in god, a person who believes in god
FACTFILE: SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS `HOW DID THE
UNIVERSE BEGIN'?
1.…read more

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The big bang is a word that scientist use to define the
beginning of the universe. Scientists believe there was a
huge explosion of matter which took place about 15
million years ago. The matter that exploded formed the
planets and the stars. Scientists also believe the
universe came into being and that it continues to evolve
(change) without any involvement from any outside
power.
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Prayer - voluntary contact with Allah (swt), normally
through words
HOW ATHEISTS RESPOND TO UNANSWERED PRAYERS:
It is further proof to them that they should not believe in god
They take it as proof that he does not exist, they then believe
that he does not care
HOW MUSLIMS RESPOND TO UNANSWERED PRAYERS
Allah is omnipotent and sees the whole world not just our small
part, so will answer prayers that fit into Allah's plan for the…read more

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