Islam (October 2018)

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What are the five pillars of Islam?
Shahadah, Salah, Sawm, Zakat, Hajj.
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Meaning of Shahadah
Declaration of faith.
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Meaning of Salah
Praying 5 times a day.
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Meaning of Sawm
Fasting through the month of Ramadan.
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Meaning of Zakat
Giving to charity (2.5% of income).
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Meaning of Hajj
Pilgrimage to Mecca.
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What is a Monotheistic religion?
A religion which believes there is only one God.
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What does Tawhid mean?
The fundamental belief that God is one and that there is only one God. Tawhid means 'oneness' and is at the heart of the Muslim faith.
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Who is a 'Muslim'?
One who has submitted to the will of God, and accepted Islam.
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What is the Nature of Allah?
The Qur'an contains guidance for Muslims on the nature of Allah, and how to live a good life that pleases him.
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Meaning of Immanence
Belief that Allah is very active in the world, and he is there to guide and give people purpose and ability to live this life.
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Meaning of Transcendence
It means being 'separate' to the world, which allows Allah to control and act in the world but not be affected by it.
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Meaning of Omnipotent
Belief Allah is all-powerful, and he is able to do all things with supreme power.
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Meaning of Beneficence and Mercy
Belief Allah is kind, compassionate and forgiving, shown by him being just and fair.
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Meaning of Fairness and Justice
Belief that the justice of Allah is absolute, he does what is right and fair in every situation.
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How does the Nature of Allah influence Muslims today?
It keeps their faith strong as they know he is always immanent and present to guide them, It shows them if he is transcendent also that he is in control and everything happens for a reason of Allah (helps them cope with pain and suffering).
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What is the Qur'an?
The holy book revealed to Muhammed, by the angel Jibril.
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Who are Sunni Muslims?
Muslims who believe the first successor in being Abu Bakr, Umar, Usman and Ali.
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Who are Sh'ia Muslims?
Muslims who believe in the first successor in being Ali (Prophet's son-in-law and cousin)
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What are the 6 articles of faith?
Belief in Allah as one God (Tawhid), Belief in angels, Belief in the holy books, Belief in the Prophets (Muhammad is the final prophet), Belief in the Day of Judgment, Belief in the supremacy of Allah's will.
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Why are the 6 articles important?
They influence the daily lives of Sunni Muslims, like how they act and approach life.
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What does Usul ad-Din mean?
Means 'the foundations of the faith'
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What are the 5 roots of Usul ad-Din?
Tawhid (Oneness), Adalat (Justice of Allah), Nubuwwah (Prophethood), Imamate (Leadership), Al-Ma'ad (Resurrection).
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Why are the 5 roots important?
They influence the daily lives of Sh'ia Muslims, like guiding them in their life, how they act and view Allah.
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What does Risalah mean?
The teaching of prophethood.
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Meaning of Shahadah


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Meaning of Salah


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Meaning of Sawm


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Meaning of Zakat


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