Islam for Today

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Islam - 64 pages
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This text is designed to fit the SCAA model syllabuses, which emphasize learning about and learning from religion. It is part of a series of texts, each of which consists of 29 two-page spreads with readable text that is illustrated and supported by activities. Each book has a one-page glossary and a one-page index. Islam for Today explores the way in which Muslims approach deep questions about the meaning of life and how this affects their daily living.
 

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Contents

Who are Muslims? What is Islam?
4
The Five Pillars of Islam and the names of Allah
6
The One and Only God
8
Four Men and One Woman
10
The Prophet Muhammads early life and revelation
12
The beginning of the Islamic community
14
What Its Worth part one
16
What Its Worth part two
18
The Quran
38
Using the Quran
40
The Sunnah
42
Mosques
44
The mosque community
46
Islamic art and architecture
48
Men and women
50
Parents and children
52

Getting ready for prayer
20
Time for prayer
22
Zakah
24
Fasting in Ramadan
28
Preparing for Hajj
30
The journey to Makkah
32
Special events on Hajj
34
The end of the Hajj
36
Food drink and dress
54
Death and burial and beliefs about the afterlife
56
Islamic education
58
Islam today
61
Glossary
62
Index
63
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