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 Islam - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islam has two primary branches of belief, based largely on a historical disagreement over the succession of authority after Muhammad's death; these are known as Sunnite and Shi'ite.
The Pilgrimage to Kaaba, Masjid al Haram, Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam.
Islam teaches that Judaism and Christianity both worship God - but that that their holy books, scriptures, and teachings were changed over time and perverted with doctrines like the trinity (which Islam finds polytheistic), and ideas of any one people being the chosen people (which Islam considers to be racist).
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 Wikipedia: Islam
Islam (الإسلام) is a monotheistic religion that arose in the 7th century based on the religious teachings of a desert preacher named Muhammed; these teachings are contained in the Qur'an.
Islam is an Arabic word meaning "submission (to God)" and is described as a "Deen" in Arabic, meaning "way of life" and/or "religion".
Islam assigns Jews and Christians (and certain other, smaller, religions) the status of 'People of the Book' on the basis of their monotheism, and their beliefs about God and the world.
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 Islam: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Islam
Islam is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion founded in the 7th century based on the religious text known as the Quran.
Adherents of Islam are called Muslims (sometimes spelled in older English texts as "Moslem".) In some older English texts they are referred to as "Muhammadans" or "Mohammadan", but this term is not commonly used because Muslims find it offensive, as it implies that they worship Muhammad, which they do not.
Islam assigns Jews and Christians (and certain other, much smaller, religions) the status of people of the Book on the basis of their monotheism, and their beliefs about God and the world.
www.encyclopedian.com /is/Islam.html   (4334 words)

  
 Islam - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islam (Arabic al-islām الإسلام, {{Audioar-al_islam.ogglisten}} "(the) submission (to God)") is a monotheistic faith and the world's second-largest religion.
Islam has two primary branches of belief, based largely on a historical disagreement over the succession of authority after Muhammad's death; these are known as Sunni and Shi'ite.
As of January 1926, their final ruling on the matter of the origins of the Bahá'í Faith and its relationship to Islam was that the Bahá'í Faith was neither a sect of Islam, nor a religion based on Islam, but a clearly-defined, independently-founded, Faith.
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 Islam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Muslims hold that Islam is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to mankind since Adam, with the Qur'ān (the one definitive text of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
Sunnis further regard this as one of the five pillars of Islam.
Austria was the first European country to recognise Islam as an official religion, while France has the highest Muslim population of any nation in Western Europe, with up to 6 million Muslims (10% of the population[2]).
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 Sixth Pillar Of Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Most Muslims believe there are precisely Five Pillars of Islam, and consider the concept of a sixth pillar to be bid'ah (heretical innovation).
In the early days of Islam, the Kharijite sect are said to have claimed that jihad was the sixth pillar of Islam([1]; see also takfir.) However, the surviving Kharijites (that is, the Ibadhis) of the present day reject this doctrine.
According to Ismailis, the pillars of Islam include four of the usual five, plus "love and devotion" to the Imam, the Prophets, and God; purity; [1], and Jihad.
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 Five Pillars of Islam - Biocrawler definition:Five Pillars of Islam - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Five Pillars of Islam is the term given to the five most fundamental aspects of Sunni Islam.
Some Muslims, mainly belonging to the sect of the Khawarij, hold that there is a sixth pillar of Islam, jihād (جهاد), literally meaning "struggle" or "combat", but usually understood to refer to holy war, but this is probably a misunderstanding in some cases.
The final pillar of Islam is the pilgrimage to Mecca performed during the month of Zul Hijjah.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Five_Pillars_of_Islam   (1573 words)

  
 Read about Islam at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Islam and learn about Islam here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Masjid al Haram, Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam.
Virgin Mary in Islam is essentually the same as that of the Virgin Mary in Christianity.
Instead of focusing on the legal aspects of Islam (fiqh) as other madhhabs do, Sufism focuses on the internal aspects of Islam, such as perfecting the aspect of sincerity of faith and fighting one's own ego.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Islam   (4533 words)

  
 Islam
Adherents of Islam are called Muslims (sometimes spelled in older English texts as "Moslem".) In some older English texts they are referred to as "Muhammadans" or "Mohammadan", but this term isn't commonly used because Muslims find it offensive, as it implies that they worship Muhammad, which they do not.
Islam doesn't prohibit women from working, but emphasizes the importance of caring for house and family for both parents.
This movement doesn't aim to challenge the fundamentals of Islam; rather, it seeks to clear away misinterpretations and to free the way for the renewal of the previous status of the Islamic world as a center of modern thought and freedom.
www.fastload.org /is/Islam.html   (4370 words)

  
 Jihad and the Arab Campaign Against Ersoa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islam is based on five pillars; sometimes a sixth was added: participation in the holy war against infidels or jihad, which would be very relevant today.
As for jihad as a sixth pillar of Islam, the idea of jihad or mujahadah has been part of Islam since close to its beginnings.
But whether jihad is formally considered a pillar of Islam or not, it is still a duty.
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 sciforums.com - Islam will only be at piece with Muslims?
This is evident from the conflict in Kashmir/Jammu, the bombings in western China, the attacks on the christian minority in East Timor, the bombings in Israel, the attacks on Christians in Nigeria, and the numerous problems with Moslems in Europe (crime and violence).
The five pillars, are the five basic rules, that islamic life will be based on, until the end of the world.
Actually Islam is against suicide, that is one of the reasons I would rather see a nice shift toward Ak-47 bureaucratic razzia's.
www.sciforums.com /showthread.php?t=24915   (1931 words)

  
 Sunni Islam - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam.
One branch of the Khwarij survives in Yemen and Oman as the Ibadi denomination of Islam.
Later generations sought out oral traditions regarding the early history of Islam, and the practice of Muhammad and his first followers, and wrote them down so that they might be preserved.
www.unipedia.info /Sunni.html   (1404 words)

  
 Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islam is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion that arose in the 7th century based on the religious text known as the Qur'an which its adherents believe was divinely revealed to the prophet Muhammad.
Although Muslims make scrupulous efforts to protect and respect the Qur'an, they believe that it is not through their own endeavours, but by the mercy of God that the Qur'an is preserved intact and will never be altered.
Islam is an Arabic word meaning "Homage" and "submission (to Allah)" and is described as a "Deen" in Arabic, meaning "Custom" and/or "Religion".
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 Asharite - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Revival of the Religious Sciences in Islam was the cornerstone of the school's thinking, and combined theology,
Islam and other conceptions, discussed in depth in the article on
His mode of thought was the standard in the Ottoman Empire.
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 Sixth_pillar_of_Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The term Sixth pillar of Islam refers to an addition to the Five Pillars of Islam; the five pillars of Islam explain the basic tenets of the Sunni Islam faith.
The idea of there being more than five pillars is not a mainstream idea; Sunni leaders have taught that there are only five major pillars of the faith.
According to Ismailis, the pillars of Islam include four of the usual five, plus "love and devotion" to the Imam, the Prophets, and God; purity; [2] (http://archive.mumineen.org/publications/oup/bohras.html), and Jihad.
www.tuxedo-shop.com /search.php?title=Sixth_pillar_of_Islam   (463 words)

  
 JIHAD: THE SIXTH DEADLY PILLAR OF ISLAM!
Islam is a dangerous, deceptive, and deadly religion.
Jihad is an obligatory duty in Islam on every Muslim, and he who tries to escape from this duty, or does not in his innermost heart wish to fulfil this duty, dies with one of the qualities of a hypocrite.”
Jihad is the Sixth Pillar of Islam, but you would not know that from what you have read and heard from the media.
www.cuttingedge.org /news/n1963.cfm   (1383 words)

  
 TCS: Tech Central Station - The Sixth Pillar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The fact is all the terrorist acts against us that he mentioned are the "work" of a religion, Islam, which, in whatever distorted form it may have twisted itself, informs, motivates and justifies the terrorists.
It is Islam that greeted the most horrific acts of the terrorists with a notable silence broken only by a few ineffectual expressions of mild heartburn from an Imam or two over terrorist technique.
But there is, some scholars tell us, a sixth pillar of Islam, a jihad against the infidels.
www.techcentralstation.com /041904D.html   (974 words)

  
 Islam - Biocrawler definition:Islam - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islamic teaching sees Judaism and Christianity as derivations of the teachings of certain of these prophets - notably Abraham - and therefore acknowledges their Abrahamic roots, whilst the Qur'an calls them People of the Book.
According to the World Network of Religious Futurists (http://www.wnrf.org/news/trends.html), the U.S. Center for World Mission (http://www.religioustolerance.org/growth_isl_chr.htm), and the controversial Samuel Huntington, Islam is growing faster numerically than any of the other major world religions.
You can find it there under the keyword Islam (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Islamandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Islam   (4960 words)

  
 Halflife2.net - Why are we hated in the Arab World?
Some muslims simply choose to ignore the sixth pillar, and thats fine I suppose, but the sixth pillar of islam is Jihad, or struggle.
So long as people follow the sixth piller of islam, they are going to want to kill us, and so long as the Islamic faith exist, there are going to be people following the sixth pillar of islam.
21-06-2004 02:37 AM A297, is your research on the sixth pillar credible, i've studied the fundementals all my life, i have never encountered that assumption of jihad
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 Christians must understand Islam's use & abuse of Jihad - (BP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The issue is a lightning rod for controversy, and as Christians seek to understand Islam and reach out to its 1.2 billion faithful with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, it's important that they take a closer look at this Islamic ideology.
Some Islamic scholars consider Jihad the sixth pillar of Islam, superior even to the obligatory acts of prayer, fasting, almsgiving and pilgrimage.
However, the Koran also encourages Jihad with the sword -- to defend Islam from attack, or to forcefully establish Islam in foreign lands if Islam is not granted free expression there.
www.sbcbaptistpress.org /bpnews.asp?ID=16528   (781 words)

  
 Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Islam (al-islām) "the submission to God" is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions, and the world's second largest religion.
According to the World Network of Religious Futurists, the U.S. Center for World Mission, and the controversial Samuel Huntington, Islam is growing faster numerically than any of the other major world religions.
Links: Islam in Western Europe, Islam in the United Kingdom
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 Why are we hated in the Arab World? - Halflife2.net
If you've ever had a kitten, you know the incredibly lengths they'll go to to get that lazer dot.
I think the whole of islam is against the whole western world, as it is basically against everything in their 'teachings'
A297, is your research on the sixth pillar credible, i've studied the fundementals all my life, i have never encountered that assumption of jihad
www.halflife2.net /forums/showthread.php?t=25589   (1593 words)

  
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