Unformatted text preview: so they can take steps towards their beliefs. I think the central beliefs and the Five Pillars of Islam both exist in order for someone to be or become a Muslim. It is hard to say which pillar would be the easiest and hardest because they all take the strength of belief and many people do not have the ability to belief in what they feel is not right in front of them, however if I had to chose I would say that the giving of alms would probably be the easiest. It is very easy to give money away because people do it every day for selfish reasons. I think the hardest of the pillars would most definitely be the pilgrimage to Mecca, because in order to do this you literally have to abandon your life. This is not easy when you have a job, a family, or any other responsibilities....
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- Spring '10
- Islam, Prophets of Islam, Five Pillars of Islam, pillars, Allah