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Exploring Religions Chapter 4 Large (Crossword Puzzle)

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place of mohammads birth
mecca
the site of the massacre of the grandson of muhammad
karbala
a muslim who has memorized the qua ran
hafiz
number of times muslims reserve for prayer each day
five
most common sacred place for muslims
mosque
the majority of muslims who accepted with the rule of the umayyads
sunni
angel who appeared to muhammad
gabriel
feast which marks the day God freed Moses and the Hebrew people from the Egyptians
Ashura
muslims who remained loyal to ali and his family
shiah
became the official language of muslims
arabic
islam began with him
adam
literally means surrender
islam
chapters in the qur'an
surahs
the sayings and so tires of muhammads that are meant to form guidance for living out religion
hadith
the messenger of God
Muhammad
a term meaning "migration" it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his establishment of Islam
hijrah
the name of an adherent for islam
muslim
assassinated leader of the nation of islam
malcolm x
the "call to prayer"
adan
prayer tower
mirarat
the ayatollah who led the iranian revolution against secularization
khomeini
holy city for jews, christians, and muslims
jerusalem
almsgiving
zakah
God's final revelation superseding both the jewish and christian bibles
the quran
islamic leaders regarded as successors of muhammad for sunni muslims
caliphs
a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the first revelation to muhammad by God
ramadan
artistic writing
ralligraphy
the foundational principles and practices of islam
five pillars
the backbone of muslim life
humility
the opened trade routes, bringing muslim trade of goods and ideas to the west
crusades
although muslims believe he existed, they do not believe in divinity
jesus
the ritual washing that a muslim must perform before salah, the second period of Islam
wudu
capital city established by the abbasids
baghdad
the second authentic source of authority for muslims after the quran
sunnah
the leader of a prayer at a mosque
imam
mohammads cousin who became the fourth caliph
ali
he pushed the muslims out of france in 713
charleshartel
the fest of did al adha commemorates the willingness of abraham to sacrifice this son
ishmael
the arabic word of God
allah
sultan who ruled the ottoman empire
suleiman
a pilgrimage to the city of mecca
hajj
the first islamic shrine that muslims believe was built by abraham
kabah
city to which muhammad immigrated
medina
a muslim scholar trained in islam and islamic law
ulama
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