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english project outline - Purpose: To compare true Islam in...

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Purpose: To compare true Islam in the East to the Nation of Islam in the West. Thesis: The religion of Islam, founded in the seventh century, is very noticeably different from the Nation of Islam, founded by W.D. Fard in 1900s America. Audience: Students and adults wishing to learn more about the two religions. Islam versus “The Lost-Found Nation of Islam in the West” I. “True Islam” vs. “The Nation of Islam” A. Differences in customs such as: 1. beliefs and practices 2. self respect/ treatment of one’s body 3. treatment of women B. Founders 1. W.D. Fard AKA Wallace Fard Muhammad, and his student and chief developer of the Nation of Islam (NOI), Elijah Poole AKA Elijah Muhammad 2. Mohammed or Muhammad II. Islam A. Main Facts 1. Founded in the seventh century 2. Mohammed is the last and greatest prophet of God or Allah; he is human 3. Text is the Quran or Koran 4. Denominations: Sunni, Shi’a, Sufism B. Beliefs and Practices 1. The Five Pillars of Islam i. shahadah: profession of faith; most important
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ii. salah: ritual prayer
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