Teaching other religions. ISLAM. The traditional greeting and farewell between Muslims. assalamu aleykum Peace be with you. wa aleykum salam And peace be with you too. A TIMELINE. 2500 BCE HINDUISM 2000 BCE JUDAISM 500 BCE BUDDHISM
Peace be with you.
wa aleykum salam
And peace be with you too.
The one God. He is the creator and sustainer of all things that exist. He transcends the possession of any physical attributes. He has no parents, children, associates or partners. He is described by His 99 names. There is a 100th name that is unknown - emphasising the unknowable dimension of Allah.
Human beings chosen by God to convey His message and to guide other humans. Muslims believe in all the prophets or messengers that God has chosen and that God continually gave messages to the Prophets until the last guidance which was given to Muhammad (pbuh).
Adam, Noah, Abraham, Lot, Ishmael,
Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Aaron,
David, Solomon, Elijah, Job, Jonah,
Zachariah, John the Baptist, Jesus and
Muhammad (pbu all the prophets)
Muslims believe that God revealed 4
major scriptures to humankind through
THE TORAH – MOSES,
THE PSALMS – DAVID
THE GOSPEL – JESUS
THE QUR’AN – MUHAMMAD (pbuh)
All have been corrupted by humans except the Qur’an
which is unchanged from the original.
Muslims believe that this life is much shorter than the life hereafter.
Muslims have faith in the reality of the hereafter, the Day of Judgement, Resurrection, Paradise and Hell.
The belief in God’s decree. God has power in all things. All that happens is according to His will. Nothing is supernatural or random. They are given free will and need to strive to do their best in all situations as they do not know where their destiny lies. Whatever occurs is to be taken with acceptance of the infinite wisdom of God.