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What is Adalat

Divine justice

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What is Divine justice

Adalat

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What is Ahl al-bayt

People of Prophet Muhammad’s house (family)

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What are the “people of prophet Muhammad’s” called

Ahl al-bayt

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What is Akhirah?

Life after death; when the Day of Judgement takes place

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What is “life after death ; when the Day of Judgement takes place called”

Akhirah

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What is Allah

The Arabic name for God

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What is the Arabic name for God

Allah

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What is Al-Qadr

Predestination; the belief that Allah has predefined certain things and put in place fixed universal

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What is the name for “Predestination; the belief that Allah predefined certain things and put in place fixed universal laws”

Al-Qadr

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What are the Articles of Faith

The six central beliefs of all Muslims; especially key for Sunnis

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What are “the six central beliefs of all Muslims especially key for Sunnis”

The articles of faith

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What is Barzakh

The stage between death and the time of judgement

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What is “the stage between death and the time of judgement” called

Barzakh

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What is Beneficence

Being actively good, kind and generous

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What is”being actively good, kind and generous called”?

Beneficence

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What is benevolence

Being all loving

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What is “being all loving called”

Benevolence

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What is Hadith

Sayings or teachings of the Prophet Muhammad(pbuh)

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What are the “sayings or teachings of the Prophet Muhammad(pbuh)”

Hadith

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What is Immanence

A belief that Allah is active and part of this world

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What is “the belief that Allah is active and part of this world” called

Immanence

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What is Injil

The original gospel of Isa (Jesus)

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What is the “original gospel of Isa(Jesus) called”

Injil

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What is Kahlifiah

A religious leader (caliph) representing Allah or a prophet

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What is a “religious leader (caliph) representing Allah or a prophet

Khalifiah

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What are the Kiraman katibin

The noble scribes, the angels who note every person’s good and bad deeds

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What are “the noble scribes, the angels who note every person’s good and bad deeds”

The Kiraman Katibin

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What are the Kutubullah

The books of Allah

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What are the books of Allah

The Kutubullah

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What are the Malaikah

The Arabic name for angles

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What is the Arabic name for angles

Malaikah

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What is Mi’ad

The day of judgement and resurrection

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What is the day of judgement and the resurrection

Mi’ad

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What is Omnipotence

Being all powerful

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What is being all-powerful

Omnipotence

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What is a prophet

A messenger chosen by Allah to teach humanity what is right and wrong

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What is a messenger chosen by Allah to teach humanity what is right and wrong

A prophet

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What is the Qur’an

The holiest text in Islam

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What is the holiest text in Islam called

The Qur’an

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What is resurrection

The belief that humans will be raised again in the next life

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What is the belief that humans will be raised in the next life

Resurrection

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What is a revelation

Communication from Allah, often through an angle

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What is communication from Allah often through an angle

A revelation

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What is Risalah

The prophet; a system of communication between Allah and people

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What are “the prophets; a system of communication between Allah and people”

Risalah

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What are the Sahifah

The scrolls of Ibrahim and Moses

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What are the scrolls of Ibrahim and Moses called

Sahifah

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Who are the Shi’a

A smaller branch of Islam; Muslims who believe that leadership belong to the Ahl al-bayt

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What are people belonging to ‘a smaller branch of Islam; Muslims who believe that leadership belongs to the Ahl al-bayt

Shi’a

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What is sin

An action against Allah’s will

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What is action against Allahs will

Sin

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What is Sunni Islam

The largest branch of Islam; Muslims who believe Abu Baker was the first of four ‘rightly guided’ leaders after the Prophet Muhammad

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What is “the largest branch of Islam; Muslims who believe Abu Baker was the first of four ‘rightly guided’ leaders after the Prophet Muhammad’

Sunni Islam

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What is Tawhid

The belief in one God; the oneness of Allah

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What is the belief in one God; the oneness of Allah

Tawhid

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What is the Tawrat

The Torah (holy text of Judaism/ scriptures of Moses)

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What is the Torah(holy text of Judaism/scriptures of Moses)

Tawrat

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What is Transendence

A belief that Allah is above and beyond this world

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What is a belief that Allah is above and beyond this world

Transcendence

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What is Usul ad-Din

The five roots or principles of faith in Shi’a Islam(core beliefs)

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What are the five roots or principles of faith in Shi’a Islam(core beliefs)

Usul ad-Din

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What is Zabur

Psalms of David (Jewish prophet)

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What are the Psalms of David(Jewish prophet)

Zabur