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R.S Islam
Beliefs and values Unit 1
1. The Quran and Islamic beliefs
7 articles of faith
Prophet hood
Revealed books (torah/psalms/Quran/Gospels)
Judgement day
Life and death (akhirad)
2. The nature and importance of belief in Tawhid
Tawhid means the oneness of Allah
Tawhid is important to Muslims because
Belief god is unique and nothing can be compared
Creator of the universe
God one and only
Muslims show the oneness of god by
Worshipping one god
Looking after creatures
Everything that belongs to god
Do everything for god and making god centre of everything they do
Part of din
3. To know the meaning of shirk and why it is a major sin in Islam
Shirk is major sin in Islam and can never be forgiven, it is when associating god with something or equal as.
Minor shirk ­e.g. showing off
Why is shirk an unforgiving sin?
Goes against Tawhid-foundation of Islam
Goes against gods wishes
Goes against Shahadah- 1st pillar of Islam
Focus on god
4. Islamic belief in creativity of Allah
Muslims belief that the creativity of the universe
Came from Allah which follows the belief that god is one and nothing can compare with god
Allah made the universe and keeps it going
Allah created life (animal, plant human etc.)
Allah controls the way we live

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Muslims don't believe in the world happen by chance
Muslims believe how the universe is created is a matter of faith
Science supports the Quranic teachings about the universe
Why is the belief in the creativity of Allah important for Muslims?
Beauty of nature
Universe under Allah control
All life belongs and comes from Allah
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Isa known in the bible
Risalah importance
Prophets brought guidance of Allah to different nation show the message from the beginning
All prophets brought the same message showing Islam is a true religion
All prophets prepared the way for the final prophet Muhammad
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Muhammad prophets seal/chosen one
True religion because of the message being passed from generation to generation
Last and final revelation
Starting point for the religion
11. Islamic belief in akhirah
Life on earth-life is a test from Allah. Nothing can happen without Allah knowledge
Death- death is returned to Allah and is not something to be feared
Barzakh -Barzakh is a place where souls wait until the day of judgement.…read more

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Completed the message of God
Last Prophet God will send
He brought the message of Allah for all the people and all times
Muhammad (P.B.U.H) is regarded the best example to follow Allah teachings but will never give equal status because that
would be a sin a shirk
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Importance-Muslims should follow the Shari'ah law because
God is aware of what they are doing and thinking
Everyone will be judged at the end of their lives
5. The importance and effect of the Ummah
Ummah-worldwide Muslim community shared belief
Ummah is the idea of being together as a community and as one; hajj is an example of Ummah as the Islamic community.…read more

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Importance of mosque
Sense of identity-strong sense of belonging and confidence in being Muslim in a non-Muslim country
A feeling of community-together in a faith binds the community and adds to cohesion of community
An encouragement of faith-face up to difficulties with god's help....seek refuge in a mosque
An opportunity to proclaim Islam-express the message of Islam and share the faith with other non-Muslims
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Importance festival-Ashura (death of Husain) major mourning event
Places of pilgrimage-Shia also go to Karbala
Zakat-Shia give 20% of saving which is called kums
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Unit 3 ­Celebration and worship
1) What is the meaning and significance of the shahadah as a summary of Islamic law
The 5 pillars of Islam
Why is the shahadah significant in the life of the Muslim and recited?
Repeated in Salah
Recited in the Adhan
Keep saying throughout the day
Whisper in to a new baby
Last words you hear before you die
Teach to children
Why is it recited
Show person belong to a faith
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Perform Wudu
Read 5 times a day
Face Makah
Perform Salah in certain actions-standing up, bowing, prostrating and sitting.…read more


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