The Quran And Islam

explanatory Essay
1293 words
1293 words

The Quran retains many of the similar aspects of the Christian perspective of God. Through studying the aspects of the Islamic faith years ago, and reading the book of the Muslims this present year, I have come to understand why Muslim’s believe what they believe. The Quran contains the fundamentals of the Islamic faith, which include the five pillars of faith and the six main articles of faith. Allah is eternal and all-powerful; he is claimed to be the only God. In the Quran, God is mentioned numerous times helping the reader to understand who He is. As well, humanity is an important aspect, for the Quran is directed towards humanity to follow God, for they are the most important existence on the earth.
Though it is not specifically mentioned in the Quran, there are five pillars of faith and six articles of faith. These are the major elements of the Muslim faith. The Muslim’s will keep their attention on these elements in the name of Allah. The five pillars of faith include profession of faith, prayers, almsgiving, fasting and pilgrimage to Mecca. Profession of faith, is also known as an act to testify ones faith and to vocally acknowledge one’s faith …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the quran retains many aspects of the christian perspective of god. they explain why muslims believe what they believe.
  • Explains that islam has five pillars of faith and six articles, which include prayer, almsgiving, and pilgrimage to mecca.
  • Explains that one must acknowledge the six articles of faith, such as the belief in god, the quran, and the day of judgement.
  • Explains that the quran mentions god as the one and only. he has no human characteristics, sleep does not surpass him, and is perfect in all ways.

As humans, they have a duty to honor Him for He is the Ultimate Way to reach Heaven. In terms of the relationship between humanity and God, we are all connected through God in every way. God created us from one; “People, be mindful of your Lord, who created you from a single soul, and from it created its mate, and from the pair of them spread countless men and women far and wide.”(4:1) Humans have a duty towards Allah, they must act on justice and always be mindful of God for he is all knowing in whatever one does. He has blessed all humans, and all of humanity should be thankful towards Him through following the five pillars of faith and acknowledging and believing in the six main articles of

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