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Flashcards in Communtiy And Tradition Deck (15):
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Authority

The power and right to make demands of others

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Bismillah

The words which begin nearly every Surah

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Hadith

The saying and actions of Muhammad as recorded by his family and friends

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Imam

A person who leads salah prayers (SUNNI) or a divinely guided leader (SHI'AH)

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Masjid

A place of prostration

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Qadi

A judge in Islamic law

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Shari'ah

Islamic law based in the Qur'an and Sunnah

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Sunni

Muslims who believe that the first 4 caliphs were rightly guided

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Shi'ah

Muslims who believe the only caliph Ali was rightly guided

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Ulama

Scholars of Islamic law

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Ummah

The worldwide Muslim community

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Minaret

The tower - from which a muezzin leads the call to prayer

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Minbar

Small platform - where the leader of the prayer gives a talk to remind worshippers of their duty to Allah

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Mihrab

A wall - shows the direction of Makkah where all Muslims face when praying

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Dome

Symbol of space and therefore a symbol of the universe which Allah has created