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The six beliefs of Shi'a Islam
Tawhid- belief in the oneness of Allah
'He is god the one'
Akhirah- teachings of life after death
Belief in al-quadr- the belief that allah knows and plans everything
Nubuwwah- following the prophets of Allah
Authority of the kutub- following the holy books
Malaikah- The belief in angels
-to unite all sunni muslims
-to show them what beliefs they should have
-to help them understand their religion better
The 5 roots of Shi'a Islam
Tawhid- the oneness of Allah
Adl- divine justice, to believe that allah is fair and just
Imamah- The idea that Allah appointed successors to guide humanity
Mi'ad- the day of judgement and the ressurection
' he is Allah, one'
The nature of Allah
The eight characteristics of Allah-
Tawhid- ' worship Allah and avoid taghut', the idea that Muslims only accept one god.
Immanence- The idea that Allah is close to and involved within the world.
Transcendence- The idea that Allah is above and beyond human understanding.
Omnipotence- The idea that he is all powerful
Beneficience- The idea that he is all loving
Mercy- The idea that Allah forgives people ' the lord of mercy'
Fairness and justice- The idea that he is fair and just
Adalat- Allah is just ( only in shi'a islam)
Risalah is the word for the prophethoods or messengers of Allah.
Adam- the first prophet, his task was to look after Allah's creation
Ibrahim- (had his faith tested by Allah)
Isma'il- The son of ibrahim and associated with the construction of the Ka'bah
Dawud- he is seen as the lawgiver, he defeated Goliath
Isa- Jesus, he recieved the Injil and was a messenger of Allah.
Muhammad- He was the last prophet, he brought the final and perfect message in the form of the Qur'an.
Muslim Holy books
Revealed by Muhammad the word Qur'an means recitation
Muslims believe it came from Allah Muslims use it to pray and guid them
' it is not but a revelation revealed'
Tawrat- was given by Allah to Musa, it measn 'instruction'
Sahifah- Revealed to Ibrahim but lost
Injil- The gospel of Isa, Revealed by Muhammad.
Zabur- The holy book of Dawud
Job- revealed the Qur'an to Muhammad and taught Muhammad how to pray
Importance- without Jibril the message of the Qur'an would not have been received.
Quote- ' then we sent our angel, and he appeared before her as a man in all respects'
Job- The angel of death, returns human souls to Allah
Importance- Helps muslims understand that they need to live their lives as Allah wanted them.
Quote- 'the angel of death will take you....then to your lord you will be returned'
Job- the angel of mercy, rewarding those who have lived good lives
Importance- Muslims want to be rewarded with the afterlife and Mika'il reassured them that this is possible.
Al-quadr means predestination and is the concept of fate or destiny.
Importance- Muslims will want to live good ideas to reach the afterlife
- they will constantly be aware of their thoughts, beliefs and actions
- they will help others as this is what Qur'an and Muhammad teach them.
Akhirah- life after death
After death the angel of death will take you to Barzakh- Allah will then judge you on how you have lived your life- on the day of judgement your body will be resurrected- 2 angels will open a book of your lifetime- if their name is on the right they go to paradise.
' and fear the fire which has been prepared for the disbelievers'
how it affects muslims-
-make them more aware of their actions
- makes them realise the importance of asking for forgiveness
-they try to live their lives as good muslims