Islam's Five Pillars in Muslim Artistry Term Paper by ResearchRiter

Islam's Five Pillars in Muslim Artistry
This paper shows how the basic tenets of Islam are reflected in Muslim art.
# 120938 | 500 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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A brief look at how several modes of Islamic art-Muslim architecture, poetry, music, and dance-reflect the basic fundamental tenets central to Islam. The paper examines the pervasiveness of Islam's Five Pillars.

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"The Islamic faith is governed by five major tenets or pillars to which each devout Muslim must adhere; the Shahadah or two testimonies requires that a Muslim proclaim that there is no god but Allah and Muhammadis His prophet, the Salat entails five daily prayers preceded by purifying ablutions, Zakat requires mindful alms-giving to the less fortunate, Sawm refers to the mandatory act of fasting that Muslims perform during the holy month of Ramadan and the Hajj..."

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