Islam Vocabulary #1

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an image or other object representing a deity that is worshiped

5 Pillars

five basic acts considered required for all Muslims


a central belief held by a group


control over one's behavior


sincerely devoted to one's religion


building where Muslims worship

to submit

to let someone have power over you


form of government based on a religion


religious belief based on a strict doctrine


a large group of traders crossing distances over land to buy and sell




the larger group of Muslims after the schism in the 600s


the smaller group of Muslims after the schism in the 600s


a journey to a holy place

to occupy

to take possession of a location, to live in it


"holy struggle" ordered by God in Islam


scarf worn by Muslim women to cover the hair and sometimes face

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