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ISLAM IN A NUTSHELL

Table of Contents


Background
The Life of Muhammed pg. 1
Rightly Guided Caliphs pg. 7
Spread of Islam pg. 10
Sunni/Shi’a Schism pg. 15

Five Pillars of Islam pg. 19

Islamic Texts
Quran pg. 22
Bible and the Quran pg. 22
Hadith pg. 30
Sunnah pg. 30

Islamic Jurisprudence
Sharia Law pg. 34
Dietary Laws pg. 35

Women pg. 36
Muslim Clothing pg. 38
Heaven and Hell pg. 40

Sects and Offshoots
Twelvers pg. 42
Fivers pg. 43
Seveners pg. 43
Alawi pg. 44
Druze pg. 45
Nizari pg. 45
Kharijites pg. 45
Ahmadiyya pg. 46
Sufi pg. 46
Wahhabis pg. 47
Bahai pg. 49
Nation of Islam pg. 49

Roots of Islamic Militancy
Sayed Abul Ala Maududi pg. 51
Muslim Brotherhood pg. 52
Sayyib Qutb pg. 52
Dr. Sheikh Abdullah Azzam pg. 54
Osama Bin Laden pg. 55
Taliban pg. 55
Hamas pg. 56
Islam and Terrorism pg. 57

Glossary pg. 59

Maps
Arabia in the Time of Mohammed pg. ii
Spread of Islam pg. 14
Shi’a/Sunni Distribution pg. 18

 

 
 

 

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