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Flashcards in Week 9 Deck (15):
1

Five Pillars of Islam

1. Declaration of God's oneness
2. Five daily prayers
3. Fast of Ramadan
4. Sharing one's wealth
5. Hajj

2

The Shahada

The first pillar. Bearing witness to God's oneness.

3

Salat

The second pillar. The five daily prayers.

4

Salat with regards to Shi'a vs Sunnis

Shi'ites can pray only 3 times. Sunnis 5.

5

Adhan

Call to prayer (church bell equivalent.

6

Zakat

The third pillar. Taxation.

7

Ramadan

The fourth pillar. A fast during sunlight hours for 29-30 days.
Also can't drink, eat, or have sex.

8

Hajj

The fifth pillar. Pilgrimage to Mecca once in your life.

9

Halaqa

A venue to study Islamic theology.

10

Fiqh

The study of Islamic law

11

Ulama

One who achieved a high level of theological knowledge.

12

Faqih

One who achieved a high level of legal knowledge.

13

Maktab/Kuttab

Children education of Islam.

14

Madrasa

Muslim college

15

Ijaza

License to practice Islamic law.