RELI1001 Islam Test 3

RELI1001 Islam Test 3 - RELI 1001 Judaism Christianity and...

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RELI 1001: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Autumn 2009, Hugo Mendez ISLAM UNIT EXAM Identification (5 of 8; no elimination) Mecca- holiest city. Hajj. Medina- city of the prophet. City in which Muhammad found refuge when he was forced to flee Mecca (2 nd holiest city in Islam) Hajj- pilgrimage to Mecca Jumu’ah Muhammad- Last and greatest/most important prophet in Islam to whom the Quran revelation is given Caliph- successor to the prophet Muhammad (social/political but not prophetic) Islam- means “surrender” they have surrendered to God Jihad- “struggle” Athan Paragraph (2 of 3; no elimination) 1. Describe the role of ablutions (e.g., wudu ) in Islamic cult. - Ritual washing before engaging in prayer - Spiritual preparation - Mental thinking about consolidation in prayer - Physical preparation - Prostrations, bows, and gestures (prayer requires physical preparation) - Washing ties into physical preparation and encourages spiritual forethought before prayer 2. Defend the thesis: Muslims worship the same God as Jews and Christians. 3.
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