Islamic Worksheet

Islam Worksheet
Fizza Sikandar
January 18, 2011
Jim Davidson

Islam Worksheet
Meaning of the Name, Islam
      The meaning of the name “Islam” is original from the Arabic root, “Salema”. The Salema is stand of peace, purity, submission and obedience. As the religious sense all around the world, Islam means submission to the will of God and obedience to his law. Everything and every phenomenon in the world other than man is administered totally by God-made laws, ie. They are obedient to God and submissive to his laws, they are in the State of Islam. Man possesses the qualities of intelligence and choice, thus he is invited to submit to the good will of God and obey His law, ie, become a Muslim. Submission to the good will of God, together with obedience to His beneficial Law, ie, becoming a Muslim, is the best safeguard for man's peace and harmony. Islam dates back to the age of Adam and its message has been conveyed to man by God's prophets and messengers, including Ibrahim, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad. Islam's message has been restored and enforced in the last stage of the religious evolution by God's last prophet and messenger, Muhammad. The word Allah in the Arabic language means God, or more accurately, The One and Only Eternal God, Creator of the Universe, Lord of all lords, King of all kings, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. The word Allah to mean God is also used by Arabic speaking Jews and Christians.
Basic Concepts of Islam
The basic concepts of Islam include:
  1. Allah (GOD)
  2. Prophet hood
        a. Prophets
              i. Miracles
        b. Angels
  3. Divine Books
  4. The Qur’an
  5. The Hadith or Sunnah
  6. Pillars of Islam
  7. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
  8. Arabic Language
  9. Clothing
  10. Food
  11. Calendar
  12. Economic, Social, and Political System of Life

Practices of Islam
Fundamental to Islamic doctrine and practice are "The Five Pillars." These constitute the five basic...