Sample Informative Speech Islam

Sample Informative Speech Islam - Adapted with permission...

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Adapted with permission by: Cynthia Melendrez The Religion of Islam General Purpose: To inform. Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about the five pillars of Islam. I. INTRODUCTION A. Attention Getter: September 11, 2001. “Islam equals terrorist” is a thought many people think when they hear the word “Islam.” B. Purpose Statement: I am here to inform to you today about the 5 Pillars of Islam; a perspective many do not know about in this popular religion. C. Significance: We live in a very diverse society, and it is important to be informed of the religions of others so that we can appreciate diversity. D. Credibility: Islam is a very interesting religion. I have spent several weeks researching this topic extensively. E. Preview Statement: Today, I am going to inform you about the 5 Pillars of Islam which are, first, Salat , second, Shahada , third, Sawm which also recognized as Ramadan , fourth, Zakat, and fifth, Hajj . TRANSITION: Let us move on to the first pillar, Salat. II . BODY A. Main Point: Salat refers to daily prayer in the life of a Muslim. 1. Sub-point: According to Mahmoud Bassiouni in his book titled Introduction to Islam written in 1988, he states that Muslims are required to pray five times a day at dawn, noon, afternoon, sunset, and night. In addition, Bassiouni states in his book that all praying Muslims face the city in which the founder of Islam, Muhammad encountered the Angel Gabriel, also known as Mecca, in the direction of the Ka’ba. 2. Sub-point: Bassiouni states that the Ka’ba is a cube-like structure made of granite that is
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course COM 1 taught by Professor Estrellaromero during the Fall '11 term at Riverside Community College.

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