Islamic Studies Unit 4

Keywords from Islamic studies textbook unit 4

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Aqiqa
Muslim naming ceremony when the baby's hair is shaved and its weight in gold or silver is given to charity
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Bismallah
The ceremony in some cultures when a Muslim child formally begins to learn about Islam
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Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason for thinking that they would want you to do so
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Abortion
The removal of the foetus from the womb before it can survive
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Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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Quality of life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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Unbiased
A fair approach to an issue; not affected by prejudice
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Discrimination
Treating people less favourably because of the colour, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age or class
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Sacrement
Used by some people to mean a special agreement between god and man
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Embryo
The developing human doing the first 8 weeks after conception
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Reincarnation
The belief after death, souls are reborn into another body
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Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
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Ressurection
The belief that the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
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Agnosticism
Not being sure that Allah exist
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Athesim
Believing that Allah does not exist
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Conversion
When a life is changed by giving yourself to Allah
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Freewill
The idea that human beings are free to make their own choices
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Miracle
Something that seems to break the laws of science and makes you think that only Allah could have done it
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Moral Evil
Actions done by humans that cause suffering
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Natural Evil
Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans
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Numinous
The feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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Omni-Benevolent
The belief that Allah is all-good
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Omni-Potent
The belief that Allah is all-powerful
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Omniscient
The belief that allah knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
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Prayer
An attempt to contact Allah usually through words
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Hadith
Sayings and actions of the prophet Muhammed as recorded by his family and friends
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Halal
That which is permitted or lawful
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Iqahmah
The call to stand up for prayer
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Madrahsah
Muslim school based at the mosque
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Salaah
One of the 5 pillars of Islam.The 5 daily prayers
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Khitan
Boys are circumstised
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Imaam
A prayer leader and a guide teacher about Islam
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Akhirah
Muslim beliefs about life after death
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Al-Jannah
Heaven or paradise (literally the garden)
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Assisted suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Barzakh
The time between death and the last day
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts,mediums
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Sanctity of life
To belief that all life is holy and belongs to allah
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Mediums
People who claim to be able to contact the dead
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Foetus
The developing human from day 57 after conception to birth
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LEDC
Less economically developed country
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Ummah
The world wide Muslim community
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Adultery
A sexual-act between a married person and someone else than their marriage partner
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Talaq
Divorce if the man says "I divorce you"
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Wali
A witness (Mahram)
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Khula
The woman's request for a divorce
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Qazi
Judge (Muslim)
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Community Cohesion
A common vision and shareal sense of belonging for all groups in society
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Ethnic minority
A member of a ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the majority group
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Interfaith marriage
Marriage where the husband and wife are from different religions
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Multi-ethnic society
Many different races and cultures living together in 1 society
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Multi-faith society
Many different religions living together in 1 society
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Prejudice
Believing that some people are in inferior or superior without even knowing them
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Racial harmony
Different races/colours living together happily
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Racism
The belief that some races are superior to others
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Religious Freedom
The right to practice your religion and change your religion
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Religious pluralism
Accepting all religions as having an equal right to co-exist
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Sexism
Discriminating against people because of their gender (being female or male)
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Gender
Being female or male
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Equality
The state of everyone having equal rights regardless of their gender,race or class
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Asylum seeker
Someone who looks for protection and shelter in another country
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Sadaqah
Voluntary charitable giving
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Zakah
Charitable tax given by all Muslims once a year
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People of the book
Name for Jews and Christians in the Quran
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Taqwa
Sincerities/intention
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Monothesists
Someone who believes their one god (Allah) + (Muhammad) is last ever prophet
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Contraception
Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring
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Contract
The legal document of marriage
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Homo sexuality
Sexuality attraction to the same sex
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Mahr
A sum of money placed in trust for a bride by her husband at the wedding
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Nuclear family
Mother, father and children living as a unit
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Pre marital sex
Sex before marriage
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Procreation
Making a new life
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Promiscuity
Having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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Re-constituted Family
Where 2 sets of children (step brothers and stepsisters becom 1 family when their divorced parents marry each other
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Divorce
The legal termination of a marriage
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Marriage
Where a man and woman are legally united for the purpose of living together as a couple
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Nikah
The marriage content
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Walimah
Celebration of the marriage and the sunnah of the holy prophet
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Extended family
When parents, children and other relations (such as grandparents, aunts, uncles are living together)
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Single parent family
1 parent living alone with children as a result of divorce, separation death or because parent is unmarried
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Niqah
Wedding process
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Same sex family
2 same sex parents and their children
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Mosque
Place of communal prayer activities
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Zina
Doing anything that is not allowed outside marriage
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Cohabitation
Living together without being married
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Civil partnership
A legal ceremony giving homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife
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The ceremony in some cultures when a Muslim child formally begins to learn about Islam

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Bismallah

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Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason for thinking that they would want you to do so

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The removal of the foetus from the womb before it can survive

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The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease

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