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Rel 211 Study Guide: Islam Qur’an Imam Shi’a (Shiites) Sufism: “good” Islam; singing, dancing, fairs Quibla: direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays during salah . Most mosques contain a wall niche , known as mihrab , that indicates the Qiblah. Toward Mecca, specifically to Ka’bah five pillars Shahadah : There is no god but God, and Muhammad is the messenger of God Salat: Ka’bah hajj Abraham jihad masjid prophets literal revelation: The surahs were passed down from Allah to Muhammad; perfect transation from Allah, to Gabriel, to Muhammad; God used those exact words. No paraphrase, no translation Nation of Islam: Wallace Fard was the prophet 1930s in Detroit, Michigan; Southern Gospel preaching with Islam teachings; African Americans tribe taken from Mecca and that all black people were therefore good, and white people were bad Adam: Christians: Adam brought sin into the world; Muslims: tempted to the fall, not superior to Eve, but equal to the woman and both forgiven together, Adam disobeyed God; Adam the first Muslim, first prophet, is forgiven his sins. Not Original Sin Medina
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Arabic hijab ummah Caliph Angel Gabriel (Jibrael): He first appears in the Book of Daniel , delivering explanations of Daniel's visions. In the Gospel of Luke Gabriel foretells the births of both John the Baptist and of Jesus . In Islam , Gabriel was the medium through whom God revealed the Qur'an to Muhammad , and that he sent a message to most prophets , if not all, revealing their obligations. He is called the chief of the four favored angels and the spirit of truth. He is called the created Holy Spirit (Islam) that spoke to Muhammad which is not to be confused with the Holy Spirit of God in Christianity who is revered as God Himself. ‘Ali: nephew and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad , and ruled over the Islamic Caliphate from 656 to 661; first male convert to Islam; considered 4th and final of the Rashidun (caliph) by the Sunnis; Shiia regard Ali as the first
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