islam Vocab

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islam Vocab
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  1. Monothesism
    Belief that there is only one God
  2. Iman
    faith in God, religious leader
  3. islam
    submission to the will of Allah
  4. Muslim
    one who submits to god; practices islam
  5. mosque
    place of worship and prayer
  6. muhammad
    the final prophet
  7. PBUH
    peace be with him
  8. prophet
    one who delivers the message of Allah
  9. Shahadah
    declaration of faith
  10. salah
    prayer 5 times a day
  11. zakaat
    obligatory charitable giving;purification
  12. sawn
    fasting
  13. hajj
    pilgramage
  14. jinn
    intelligent spirit lower than angels
  15. arabic
    language of the scriptures
  16. Qur'an
    holy text; revelations from Allah
  17. Hadith 
    collection of sayings/traditions from the prophet Muhammad 
  18. Allah
    God
  19. Ramadan
    holy month
  20. caliph
    Muhammad's successors
  21. misbaha
    prayer beads
  22. mecca
    holy city; destination of the hajj
  23. tawhid
    oneness of Allah; an islamic expression of monotheism
  24. shirk
    polytheism 
  25. risalah
    the message of god as revealed to the prophet muhammed
  26. yawn al-din
    judgement day
  27. Akhirah
    life after death
  28. umma
    muslim community
  29. ibadah
    worship
  30. akhlaq
    ethics
  31. jihad
    struggle
  32. niyya
    intention
  33. kufr
    unbelief
  34. sunni
    90% of muslims; caliphs are leaders, but not holy
  35. shiite/shiah
    9% of muslimscaliphs are holy religious leaders.
  36. janna
    paradise (heaven)
  37. jahannam
    hell
  38. burka/hijab
    head covering

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