Islam Definitions

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Islam Definitions
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  1. Variation of Muslim
    Moslem
  2. "to surrender (to God)"
    a believer in Islam
    one who submits to the will of Allah
    A Muslim
  3. Submission to God
    Islam
  4. of, relating to, or characteristic of Islam
    Islamic
  5. the academic study of Islam
    Islamics
  6. the faith, dotrine, or cause of Islam
    Islamism
  7. an orthodox Muslim
    a student or scholar of Islam
    Islamist
  8. a Muslim
    Islamite
  9. "Muslim Holy Book" It contains the revelations made to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel
    • The Koran
    • Qur'an
  10. Founder of the Islamic faith
    Muhammad
  11. Area in Saudi Arabi where several advanced Arab cities were located
    Hejaz Area
  12. "cube" square temple or house of God, contains the sacred black stone, located in the great Mosque at Mecca
    ka'aba
  13. The God
    Allah
  14. One of the first converts, first caliph of Islam, Muhammad's successor, order the compilation of the Qur'an
    Abu Bakr
  15. "flight"
    "breaking of old ties"
    622 AD flight from Mecca to Medina
    Hijra
  16. Islamic house of prayer and worship
    Mosque
  17. Language of Islam
    It is a Semitic tongue and is related to Hebrew
    Arabic
  18. What are the 5 pillars of faith
    • only one God and Muhammad is his prophet (belief)
    • prayer
    • almsgiving (2.5%)
    • fasting (month of Ramadan)
    • Pilgrame to Mecca (Hajj)
    • *some suggest Jihad as 6th pillar
  19. There is no priesthood, there are leaders of worship in the mosque called Imam. A class of learned experts in the interpretation of the Koran
    Ulema (scholars)
  20. Abu Bakr is the true leader, most of the Moslem world
    Sunni
  21. Ali (Muhammad's son-in-law) true leader, Iran today
    Shi'ites
  22. "Deputy" title carried with it the controlling power in both relgious and political affairs
    Caliph
  23. Tower structure of a mosque, the call to prayer
    Minaret
  24. The dress worn by Moslem pilgrims on the last stage of their journey to Mecca. It consists of 2 pieces of cotton cloth
    Ihram
  25. A heathen or unbeliever. Historicaly Christians referred to Moslems as infidels, and vice versa
    Infidel
  26. The title given to a person who considers himself a descendant of Muhammad through his daughter Fatima
    Sayid
  27. A Moslem titale, referring either to an old and respected man or to the chief of a tribe or village
    Sheik
  28. Title given to Moslem princes and rulers
    Sultan

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