Chris Duplechin
Key Beliefs
• Monotheism (Belief in One God).
• God’s Fundamentals: Creation, Sustenance,
Guidance, and Judgment.
• “Human...
Practice
• Five Pillars of Islam:
1. Shahada (Testify)
2. Salah (Prayer)
3. Seyam (Fasting)
4. Zakat (Charity)
5. Hajj (Pi...
The Original Islam
• The Pagan Arabs.
• Worshipped 360 Gods (polytheistic).
• Gods represented the powers of nature,
anima...
Islamic Reforms

• Between 610 – 661 AD:
Muhammad’s Mission - revolution that changed
Arab societies, formed ‘New Islam’.
...
Islamic Reforms (cont.)
• Muhammad preached against social evils of
his day.
• Condemned practices of the Pagan Arabs,
Fem...
Extremism
• Based on an extremely conservative view of
Islam, emphasized by Jihad and Islam
Fundamentalism.
• Use of Extre...
Resources
• http://www.religioustolerance.org/islam.htm
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_social_cha
nges_under_Islam#S...
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Islam

  1. 1. Chris Duplechin
  2. 2. Key Beliefs • Monotheism (Belief in One God). • God’s Fundamentals: Creation, Sustenance, Guidance, and Judgment. • “Humanity’s job is to make the Earth a better place.” • Humans are greedy, morally weak, and thus need prophets to teach others how to live.
  3. 3. Practice • Five Pillars of Islam: 1. Shahada (Testify) 2. Salah (Prayer) 3. Seyam (Fasting) 4. Zakat (Charity) 5. Hajj (Pilgrimage) • Oneness of Lordship, Oneness of Worship, Oneness of Mankind.
  4. 4. The Original Islam • The Pagan Arabs. • Worshipped 360 Gods (polytheistic). • Gods represented the powers of nature, animals, sun, moon, stars, etc. • All Gods are under the control of one supreme God, or, Allah. • Allah originally was the Moon God.
  5. 5. Islamic Reforms • Between 610 – 661 AD: Muhammad’s Mission - revolution that changed Arab societies, formed ‘New Islam’. • Reforms: Social Security, Family Structure, Slavery, Women's Rights / Ethnic Minorities, etc.
  6. 6. Islamic Reforms (cont.) • Muhammad preached against social evils of his day. • Condemned practices of the Pagan Arabs, Female Infanticide, Exploitation of the Poor, Usury, Murder, Fornication, Adultery, False Contracts, etc. • “Muhammad lead many social and moral reforms and changed the face of Islam to what it is now known as today.”
  7. 7. Extremism • Based on an extremely conservative view of Islam, emphasized by Jihad and Islam Fundamentalism. • Use of Extreme Tactics, Bombings, Assassinations, etc. • Performed in order to achieve political/social standpoints.
  8. 8. Resources • http://www.religioustolerance.org/islam.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_social_cha nges_under_Islam#Social_reforms
  9. 9. The End

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