Rel Mar 10 - Religion March 10, 2010 Islam: Around the...

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March 10, 2010 Islam: Around the world and in North America Kiswah - curtain that covers ____ it predates the profit Mohammed Bonus Assignment - Worth 2% extra Scriptural Sources in Islam - Qur'an: revelation - Hadith: "tradition"; the sayings of the Prophet Tafsir: Commentary People of the Book (or Abrahamic Religions) - Judaism, Christianity and Islam received prophets and revelations - Five Major Prophets: Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, all 5 are considered to be prophets of Allah - Muhammad is the "Seal of the Prophets" Ibrahim (Abraham) and the People of the Book (see chart) . are the 2 different sects Traditions within Islam: Sunni (example) - 5/6 of worlds Muslims - Believe leadership of Muslim community belongs to those who best follow the Prophet's example Shia (followers/partisans) - 1/6 of world's Muslims - Believe leadership belongs to Muhammad's descendants. . that means to the people within the family of Muhammad The Muslim World - Muslim Dynasties and Empires stretched across the world from before 750 - 1858 CE. . stretched across most of Africa, Spain, Turkey, and India
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course RELIGION RE101 taught by Professor Alialbargouthi during the Winter '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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