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How many gods does a religion have if it is monotheistic? Polytheistic?
One, more than one
What do the wahhabists believe in?
They are a section of the shite muslims they are very strict in the religion. They follow the Qu'ran very closely.
What is a refugee?
someone who is fleeing from danger
What is fundamentalism?
A fundamentalist is anyone who wants to return to what is considered the defining or founding principles of the religion.
Qu'ran
book of the Muslim religion
Torah
book of the Jewish religion
Law of Return
Law that all Jews should be able to return to their homeland
Anti-Semitism
extreme hatred for Jews
Infidel
someone who doesnt believe in Allah
Fatwa
holy ruling
Jihad
Holy war
Caliph
Ruler/emperor of Muslims
Hajj
place of worship for the Muslims
5 Pillars of Islam
1)Belief that Allah is God, and Muhammed was his prophet
2)Prayer-five times a day
3)Charity- if possible give charity
4)Fasting during Ramadon
5)Pilgrimage to Mecca once in your life if possible
Balfour Declaration
Statement saying that the British think that their should be a Jewish homeland
OPEC
Org. of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is an international organization made up of 11 oil producing nations.
PLO
Palestinian Liberation Organization
Hamas
Palestinian terrorist organization that one seats in the palestinian house
Mujahadeen
Muslim warriors
Kurds
nomadic people, Saddam Hussein killed many of these people
Ayatollah Khomeini
leader in the Iranian Revolution
Sunnis
-allah creates all of our actions
-became sinless when you joined the faith
-orthodox
-leader elected
-any good muslim could be caliph
Shites
-new leader..Ali
-always purpose for Allah's actions
-knows whats going to happen but does not change it
-always sinless
British Mandate
Jews taking more land and more wealthy and more educated
1948 War
Israel War for independence-bordering countries attack from all sides. Israel wins
Iranian Revolution
Ayatollah Khomeini-Iranian hostages overthrew Shah. Removed religion from law and schools
Afghanistan War
against Taliban
Persian Gulf War
Oil stuff
Crusades
European christians wage war on the Muslims in the Middle East
Intifada
uprising
How many gods does a religion have if it is monotheistic? Polytheistic?
One, more than one
What do the wahhabists believe in?
They are a section of the shite muslims they are very strict in the religion. They follow the Qu'ran very closely.
What is a refugee?
someone who is fleeing from danger
What is fundamentalism?
A fundamentalist is anyone who wants to return to what is considered the defining or founding principles of the religion.
Qu'ran
book of the Muslim religion
Torah
book of the Jewish religion
Law of Return
Law that all Jews should be able to return to their homeland
Anti-Semitism
extreme hatred for Jews
Infidel
someone who doesnt believe in Allah
Fatwa
holy ruling
Jihad
Holy war
Caliph
Ruler/emperor of Muslims
Hajj
place of worship for the Muslims
5 Pillars of Islam
1)Belief that Allah is God, and Muhammed was his prophet
2)Prayer-five times a day
3)Charity- if possible give charity
4)Fasting during Ramadon
5)Pilgrimage to Mecca once in your life if possible
Balfour Declaration
Statement saying that the British think that their should be a Jewish homeland