Introduction to Islam – What do Muslims believe?

by birtanpublished on July 9, 2020

Islam is the second-largest religion inthe world with over 15 billionfollowers and like Christianity Islam isa transnational religion meaning thatthere are Muslims living in everycountry in the world and there are manycountries that are majority Muslim most

Muslims will think of themselves aseither Shia or Sunni but there istremendous diversity even within ShiaIslam and within Sunni Islam that'soften regionally dependent Islamliterally means submission and so

Muslims see themselves as coming to Godwith great humility and for Muslimssubmitting to God creates a radicalsense of equality the most sacred textfor Muslims is the Holy Quran which mostMuslims believe is the direct Word of

God as revealed to Muhammad through theangel Gabriel and even though Muslimshold Christian and Jewish propheticlineages as authoritative for Muslimsthe most important prophet in the finalprophet is Muhammad Muhammad brought

Judeo-christian monotheism to the Arabpeople about 1300 years ago one of themost misunderstood concepts in Islam isthat of jihad which many peopleinterpret as a holy war but there isnothing holy about war and what jihad

Actually represents is an internalstruggle the battle that's raging in ourown heart and all of our religioustraditions talk about that internalstruggle in that respect jihad isn'tjust a Muslim idea but it's a reality of

The human condition in order tounderstand what animates Muslim lifeit's helpful to think about the fivepillars of Islam which is an aspirationthat most Muslims around the world havethe first pillar is Shahada or the

Recitation of faith there is no god butGod and Muhammad is His Prophet thesecond pillar is salat or ritual prayerfive times a day facing in the directMecca the holiest of Muslim sites thethird pillar is a zakat or charitable

Giving to the poor certain percentage ofyour salary every year would be givenfor philanthropy the fourth pillar isRamadan we're fasting during the holymonth that month changes each year it'sbased on a lunar calendar but Muslims

Will generally fast for a full month forMuslims developing a type ofself-discipline through fasting willhelp ensure that they are able to followthe other tenets of their faith in a waythat is equally rigorous and devotional

And the fifth pillar is Hajj or theaspiration to undertake a pilgrimage toMecca at least once in your life andthrough these five pillars we see aglobal sense of community amongst Muslima shared sense of experience that really

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