Five Pillars of Islam

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Five Pillars of Islam 1 Five Pillars of Islam Gregory Mann University of Phoenix HUM130
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Five Pillars of Islam 2 Five Pillars of Islam The Five Pillars of Islam are considered the foundation in shaping Muslim beliefs and are the core religious practices performed by Muslims. These pillars help to affirm the Muslim population’s devotion to their God or Allah. Muslims believe that through this devotion and strict adherence to the Five Pillars of the Islamic faith that they will be rewarded with an eternity in paradise. This paradise or Jannah can be reached through the obedience within the Islamic faiths and beliefs and following the religious acts of The Five Pillars of the Islamic Faith. The core religious practices center on three basic principles of thought, deed, and society pilgrimage. The Islam doctrines of the Five Pillars of Islam are known as; Shahada, Salat, Saum, Zakat and Hajj. The Islamic religion is one of the world’s three major monotheistic religions; religions that all believe in one God who governs the universe and holds followers responsible for all their actions upon death. This central belief that there is only one God is the foundation of the first pillar or Shahada. Shahada is a declaration of faith that is made by followers of the Islamic religion,
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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