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18 Fall - SS Unit 1
|What is the name of Islam's God?
|Who is the founder of Islam?
|What is Islam considered as because they believe in only 1 God?
|What is the date of origin of Islam?
|About 622 CE
|What are the 5 Pillars of Islam?
|Prayer, give to charity, believe in and submission to one God (Allah), fast during the month of Ramadan & take a trip to Mecca once in a lifetime
|What does Islam mean in Arabic?
|surrender to the will of Allah
|What are followers of Islam called?
|What do muslims believe about Muhammad?
|he is the last and greatest prophet of Islam
|Who were other prophets besides Muhammad?
|Abraham, Moses, & Jesus
|What does the Qur’an tell muslims?
|how people should live their lives & it describes the Five Pillars of Faith
|What is a hajj?
|trip to Mecca
|What does Ramadan celebrate?
|the time when the Qur’an was revealed to Muhammad
|When is Ramadan celebrated?
|the 9th month of the Islamic calendar
|How long does Ramadan last?
|What are 3 important parts of Ramadan?
|prayer, reading the Qur’an, and charity
|What is Sharia?
|religious law that forms part of the Islamic tradition
|What is a type of government in which religious leaders are in control?
|After Muhammad’s death, his followers fought which caused Muslims to split into which two groups?
|Shia & Sunni
|What do Shiites believe?
|that the supreme leader must be a blood relative of Muhammad
|Where are Shiites most found?
|Iran and some parts of Iraq
|What is the supreme leader of Islam called?
|What do Sunni's believe?
|that the supreme leader does NOT need to be related to Muhammad
|What is the major branch of the religion, representing about 90% of the world’s Muslim population?
|What is the branch of the religion of most Persians (ethnic group in Iran)?