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    Central Beliefs of Islam

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    What are the central beliefs of Islam, and how are they reflected in the "Five Pillars? (McInerney, 2003)?
    Which of the Five Pillars do you feel would be easiest to fulfill, and which would be the most challenging (McInerney, 2003)?

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    Summarized, the Islamic beliefs are: (a) belief in Allah as the one and only God, (b) belief in angels, (c) belief in the holy books, (d) belief in the Prophets, (e) belief in the Day of Judgment and (f) belief in Predestination. The most revered prophet is Muhammad (peace be upon him ), who was born in A.D. 570 at Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, is often regarded as the founder of Islam. He was the last prophet to be sent by Allah, according to Islam. In Islam, they believe there were many prophets before Muhammad including: Adam, Noah, Abraham (Ibrahim), Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Job, Moses (Musa), Aaron, David, Solomon, Elias, Jonah, John the Baptist, and Jesus (Isa), peace be upon them. Muhammad is so revered that it is usual to make this statement, Peace be upon him, every time his name is mentioned. ...

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    This solution responds to these questions: What are the central beliefs of Islam, and how are they reflected in the "Five Pillars? (McInerney, 2003)? Which of the Five Pillars do you feel would be easiest to fulfill, and which would be the most challenging (McInerney, 2003)?

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