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Title: ISLAM 101 By Rebecca Schwarz


1
ISLAM 101 By Rebecca Schwarz
  • Understanding the Basics

2
Muhammad 610 Receives Message
  • Born in 570 in Mecca (Saudi Arabia)
  • Successful merchant, husband, father
  • While meditating in a cave on Mt.Hira he is
    visited by the angel Gabriel and told to recite
    his messages from Allah
  • Founder of the religion of Islam
  • Followers of Islam are called Muslims

3
Saudi Arabia
4
Points of Interest
  • The Great Mosque in Mecca

5
The Kaaba
  • Built by Abraham most holy place in Islam

6
The Dome of the Rock
7
The Quran
  • Sacred book of Islam containing the messages
    recited to Muhammad

8
Similarities to Judaism Christianity
  • All worship the God of Abraham
  • Muslims recognize the biblical prophets and
    believe in Gods revelations to Moses (the Torah)
    and Jesus (the Gospels)
  • Muslims see Islam as a continuation of the
    Abrahamic faith traditions

9
The Five Pillars of Islam
  • Shahada-Profession of Faith There is no god but
    Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet
  • Salah-Prayer five times daily
  • Zakat-Give to charity (alms for the needy)
  • Saum-Fast during the holy month of Ramadan
  • Hajj-pilgrimage to Mecca at least once

10
The Hajj
11
Two Branches
  • Division stems from a bitter dispute after
    Muhammad's death over who should take over
    leadership of the Muslim community
  • Sunnis 85 believed the most qualified person
    should succeed.
  • Shiite 15 believed that Muhammad had
    designated his cousin and son-in-law, Ali

12
The Islamic World
13
Facts
  • 1.3 Billion Muslims in world today
  • 1 in 5 are Arab
  • Islam is 2nd largest World
  • Fastest growing in the U.S.
  • The largest Muslim communities are in Indonesia,
    Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Nigeria

14
Diversity of Womens rights
  • In countries such as Saudi Arabia, women must
    cover in public, may not drive cars, and struggle
    for political rights

15
Elsewhere
  • Women may wear modern clothes, drive cars and
    motorcycles.
  • In Egypt, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Malaysia,
    Indonesia, women can get a university education
    and have professional career.
  • Women have been Heads of State in Turkey,
    Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Indonesia

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Democracy Monotheism
  • The duty of the individual and the community to
    combat oppression
  • The worth of the individual
  • The equality of people before God
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