Islam 101. Overview. The Muslim Creed Scene from the movie “The Message” The Five Pillars of Islam The First call to prayer “The Message”. Allah Name of the one and only God. Islam Submission to the will of God. Muslim One who submits to the will of God. The Koran (Quran)
Name of the one and only God.
Submission to the will of God.
One who submits to the will of God.
The Koran (Quran)
Sacred scripture of Islam.
Surah: chapter Ayah: verse (16;36)
First house of worship of the One God, built by Prophet Abraham and cleansed of idols by Prophet Muhammad; Muslims turn towards the Kaa’ba during prayer.
Records of what the Prophet did or said (hadith traditions).
To believe in:
“Say: He is God, the One and
Only; God, the Eternal,
Absolute; He begets not, nor is
He begotten; And there is none like
unto Him.” (Surah 112)
There is no god but God
Jibriil (Gabriel) - brings revelations
Azrail - angel of death
Mikail (Michael) - controls natural phenomena
Israfil - day of resurrection
Reference to books of:
Abraham, Moses, David and Jesus
Interpretations by A.Yusuf Ali, M. Pickthall and Mawdudi.
The Messengers: Prophets
“We believe in God, and the revelation given to us, and to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the Tribes; and that which was given to Moses and Jesus, and that which was given to all prophets from their Lord. We make no discrimination between one and another of them, and we bow to God”
“Muhammad is no more than a Messenger. Many were
the Messengers who passed away before him..."(3:144)
The Testimony of Faith
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Nearly two million Muslims from all over the globe gather. Pilgrims wear a simple two-piece garment (Ihram) which strips away all distinctions of wealth, race, status, class, and culture; all stand together and equal before Allah.
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