Section 1; Key Terms

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Aqiqa Muslim naming ceremony in which a baby's hair is shaved & it's weight in gold or silver is given to charity.
Bismallah The ceremony, in some cultures, when a Muslim child formally begins to learn about Islam.
Hadith The sayings & actions of the prophet Mohamed, as recorded by his family and friends.
Halal That which is permitted or lawful.
Iqamah The call to stand up for prayer.
Madrassah Muslim school, based at a mosque.
Salah One of the 5 pillars of Islam. The 5 daily prayers.
Conversion When your life is changed by giving yourself to God
Miracle Something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it
Numinous The feeling of the presence of something greater than you
Imam A prayer leader & guide / teacher of Islam
Design When things are connected and seem to have a purpose (e.g. the eye is designed for seeing)
Causation The idea that everything has been caused (started off) by something else
Agnosticism Not being sure whether God exists
Atheism Believing that God does not exist
Prayer An attempt to contact God, usually through words
Omni-benevolent The belief that Allah is good/kind
Omni-potent The belief that God is all-powerful
Omni-scient The belief that Allah knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
Natural evil Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans
Moral evil Actions done by humans which cause suffering
Free Will The idea that human beings are free to make their own choices
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