faith to the religion
daily ritual prayer
almsgiving - Muhammed taught that the wealthy are meant to share with the poor
Define Siyam and when it takes place.
the act of fasting on the month of Ramadan
Define Hajj and explain what Hajj Promotes.
A pilgrimage to Makkah which brings all Muslims together. It promotes fellowship and equality.
to strive; please God as well as overcoming struggles
the Islamic law, which is based on the Qur'an and the Sunnah.
The way of life of the Muslims
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
What do Muslims think of the Jewish and Christian writings?
The Muslims accept these two writings as older revisions of the word of god. However, the Qur'an is believed to be the final messages from God to humans.
Why do Muslims fast?
It is believed that fasting teaches self-control and makes people realize how it would like to be poor.
3 Uses of Zakat Are..
Public fountains, inns for travelers, and money for basic needs of the poor.
How do Muslims break the fast of Ramadan
Muslims celebrate with dates and drinks.
What city do Muslims pray toward?
Where do Muslims pray?
They usually pray at a mosque, however they can pray anywhere
What is hadith? How is it related to the Sunnah?
The hadith is considered evidence to Sunnah
How do Muslims treat the book of Qur'an
They treat it as holy, not letting it touch the ground, not letting it get dirty, as well as memorizing phrases from Qur'an
What is the expression that Muslims repeat during Shadadah?
"There is no god but God, and Muhammed is the Messenger of god"
Who is Allah?
Allah is the name of the Muslim God
What do Muslims believe about Angels and Judgement?
Angels do work for God. At death of a human, God judges the soul to whether it goes to hell or heaven.
What is the Ka'ba
A shrine that Abraham built to honor God.
What do beads rugs mosques the qibla muezzins and imans have to do with worship?
They are holy objects and are sometimes used during praying.
Explain what the lesser and greater jihad are
The lesser jihad is the external struggle against oppresion. The greater jihad is the evil in one self
What does Shari'ah promote?
Obiedience to the Qur'an and respect to others.
List three behaviors of Shari'ah
Muslim women wear simple clothing, Muslims cannot eat pork. Muslims cannot drink or gamble