42908 - 6 Pillars In a lifetime a believer of Islam must...

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6 Pillars In a lifetime a believer of Islam must say A believer must pray 5 times a day A believer must give alms generously Charity A believer must keep a fast of ramadam-9 th month of the Muslim year Must make a pilgrimage called a hajj, at least once in life Jihad Sharia should be built into every facet of life Shiites Much more traditional and fundamentalists Sunni- less traditional, western liberal values Some sunni’s who are literalists believers in the Koran. Fundamentalists, revivalists a good symbol is Osama bin Laden Want to take back control of their societies from us and those who collaborate with us. Want to take back political control, want to expel western military. Political influence, cultural influence Last big part, once they have gotten rid of western influence, they want to create the caliphate, this ideal grand political system, a theocracy, a sharia dominated theocracy, Sharia political based and social order- restoration of a powerful patriarchal system
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course POLS 106 taught by Professor Morrell during the Spring '07 term at UConn.

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42908 - 6 Pillars In a lifetime a believer of Islam must...

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