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1

How many pillars of Islam are there?

Five

2

What is the Shahada?

a confession of faith, the first pillar of Islam, and it is how Muslims are converted: "There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet."

3

What are the four ways to fulfill jihad?

1. The Heart- fighting temptation
2. The Tongue- verbal defense
3. The Hand- right actions
4. The Sword- warring against enemies

4

What do Muslims believe about Jesus?

They believe he was simply a man and a prophet of Allah.

5

What is a 'hadith'?

A 'hadith' is a non-Quranic saying uttered by Muhammad or about Muhammad, but not by Allah.

6

What is the Koran, and how is this different than a hadith?

The Koran (or Quran) is the revealed word of God spoken by Muhammad.

7

What does jihad mean?

struggle

8

Why do Muslims pray towards Mecca?

The Ka'aba is in Mecca, and Muslims pray towards this holy site.

9

What is Ramadan?

a holy month of fasting and meditation during the ninth month of the year

10

What is sharia law?

A sharia law is civic law based upon the teachings of the Koran.

11

How many Muslims are there today?

around 1.6 billion

12

What is the most common form of Islam?

Shiite

13

What does the word 'Koran' mean?

recitation

14

What is the Hijrah?

when Muhammad left Mecca for Medina in 622AD and marks the first year of the Muslim calender.