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Chapter 9

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Qur'an
the holy book of Islam
Sunnah
the example that Muhammad set for Muslims about how to live
five pillars of faith
prayer, charity, fasting, making, and pilgrimage to mecca
jihad
Muslims struggle with internal and external challenges as they strive to please god
shari'ah
Islamic law
shahadah
the first pillar of faith, the profession ( declaration ) of faith
salat
the second pillar of faith, daily ritual prayer
zakat
the third pillar of faith, or almsgiving
siyam
the fourth pillar of faith, or fasting (going without food)
hajj
the fifth pillar of faith, the pilgrimage to the holy city of mecca
torah
the jewish scriptures , or bible. the word torah is often used to mean to the first five books of the bible , traditionally said to have been written by Moses
hadith
accounts of Muhammad words or actions that are accepted as having authority for Muslims
imam
a leader of prayer in a mosque