The Middle East/Arab Region 20% of Muslims live in the Middle East 30% of Muslims live in South Asia 15.6% of Muslims live...
The Middle East/Arab Region <ul><li>Arabs are… </li></ul>All Arabs are Muslims BCDS Survey Questions All Arabs speak  Arabic
Muslim populations in the world BCDS Survey: What is the most populous Muslim nation in the world? Rank Country Muslim Pop...
Who practices Islam? 85 % Muslims are Sunni while the rest are Shia
Who practices Islam? Indonesia Malaysia
Who are Muslims?
Islam <ul><li>What does it mean? </li></ul><ul><li>A strong commitment to God, attaining peace through commitment to God’s...
Islam <ul><li>Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (570 CE-632 CE)  </li></ul><ul><li>The last messenger of God </li></ul><ul><li>Islam...
Islam <ul><li>What is the Qur’an? </li></ul><ul><li>Central religious text of Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be seen as th...
The five pillars of Islam <ul><li>Shahadah  </li></ul><ul><li>(Profession of faith) </li></ul><ul><li>Salat </li></ul><ul>...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Islam And Muslims

1,062 views

Published on

Published in: Spiritual
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,062
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
157
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
67
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Islam And Muslims

  1. 1. The Middle East/Arab Region 20% of Muslims live in the Middle East 30% of Muslims live in South Asia 15.6% of Muslims live in Indonesia BCDS Survey Question: What do you identify Islam with?
  2. 2. The Middle East/Arab Region <ul><li>Arabs are… </li></ul>All Arabs are Muslims BCDS Survey Questions All Arabs speak Arabic
  3. 3. Muslim populations in the world BCDS Survey: What is the most populous Muslim nation in the world? Rank Country Muslim Population 1 Indonesia 182,570,000 2 Pakistan 134,480,000 3 India 121,000,000 4 Bangladesh 114,080,000 5 Turkey 65,510,000 6 Iran 62,430,000 7 Egypt 58,630,000 8 Nigeria 53,000,000 9 Algeria 30,530,000 10 Morocco 28,780,000 Source: CIA World Factbook
  4. 4. Who practices Islam? 85 % Muslims are Sunni while the rest are Shia
  5. 5. Who practices Islam? Indonesia Malaysia
  6. 6. Who are Muslims?
  7. 7. Islam <ul><li>What does it mean? </li></ul><ul><li>A strong commitment to God, attaining peace through commitment to God’s will </li></ul><ul><li>Who is a M/muslim? </li></ul><ul><li>One who practices the central tenets of Islam </li></ul><ul><li>One who has a strong commitment to God </li></ul>
  8. 8. Islam <ul><li>Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (570 CE-632 CE) </li></ul><ul><li>The last messenger of God </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is part of the monotheistic Abrahamic faith. Why? </li></ul><ul><li>They worship the God of Abraham as do Christians and Jews </li></ul><ul><li>What about the biblical prophets and stories? </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims recognize the biblical prophets and God’s revelation to Moses, Jesus, and Mary. They share the same stories from the Torah and the New Testament . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Islam <ul><li>What is the Qur’an? </li></ul><ul><li>Central religious text of Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be seen as the “bible” of the Muslims, but instead, it is the “Jesus” of the Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>God’s revelation to Mohammed through the angel, Jibril (Gabriel) from 610 CE- 632 CE </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic as the language of revelation </li></ul>
  10. 10. The five pillars of Islam <ul><li>Shahadah </li></ul><ul><li>(Profession of faith) </li></ul><ul><li>Salat </li></ul><ul><li>(Prayer) </li></ul><ul><li>Zakat </li></ul><ul><li>(Almsgiving) </li></ul><ul><li>Sawm </li></ul><ul><li>(during Ramadan) </li></ul><ul><li>Hajj </li></ul><ul><li>(Pilgrimage to Mecca) </li></ul>“ There is no God but God and Muhammad is the messenger of God” Nothing except God deserves to be worshipped What is tawhid? Muslims pray 5 times a day Muslims are required to contribute 2.5% of all liquid assets , not just annual income, to the poor, sick, or suffering A time for physical and mental reflection Muslims refrain from food, drink and sexual activity fromdawn to dusk Why Mecca? It is the birthplace of Muhammad and it was the place where Islam was first revealed

×