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A BOOK OF RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE


 

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Table of Content
Foreword
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6


 

SECTION I: ISLAM

The Religion of Man
What is Islam
Islamic Beliefs
1. Belief in God
2. Belief in the Angels
3. Belief in the Prophets
i. The Early Prophets
ii. The House of Abraham
iii. The Mosaic Period
iv. The Kingdom Prophets
v. The Christian Era
vi. The Dawn of Islam
vii. The Revival of Islam
viii. The Prophets of Other Religions
4. Belief in the Revealed Books
5. Belief in the Day of Judgment
6. Other Important Beliefs of Muslims
Islamic Acts of Worship
1. Declaration of Faith
2. Prayer (Salat)Adhan or the Call to Prayer
Wudhu or Ablution:
Etiquettes of Prayer
Translation of the Prayer
3. Fasting
4. Pilgrimage
5. Zakat or Prescribed Alms
Codes for Social and Moral Behavior
Sadaqah
The Orphans, the Wayfarer, the Neighbour
Discharging of Trusts
Truthfulness
Carrying out of Justice

Kindness to Parents and Children
Duty to Animals
Prohibition from Social Vices
Foods
Drinks
Gambling
Taking of Interest
Penal Laws in Islam and Punishments
Jihad
Islamic Manners and Etiquettes

D Islamic Philosophy of Life
E The Sources of Islamic Law
The Holy Quran
The Tradition
Ijtihad or Exercise of Judgment
F The Four Schools of Law in Islam
The Hanifiyya School
The Malikiyya School
The Shafiyya School
The Hanbaliyya School
G The Names of Islamic Months

SECTION 2: THE HOLY QURAN

What is Revelation
What is the Quran
Surahs and Verses
Meccan and Medinite Chapters
The Arrangement of the Quran
The First Revelation

The Last Revelation
Cryptic Letters of the Quran
Writing and Recording of the Quran
What does the Quran Contain

1. The Nature of the Spiritual World
2. The Laws and Commandments
3. Historical Accounts
4. A Book of Wisdom
5. Prophecies in the Quran
Prayers in the Holy Quran
English Translations of the Holy Quran
Commentaries of the Holy Quran

SECTION 3:

THE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD

The Semitic Race and the Background of Islam
Arabia at the time of the Prophet's Birth
Prophet Muhammad's Early Life
Marriage to Khadijah

A Dispute Resolved
The First Revelation
Preaching in Mecca and the Opposition
Emigration to Abyssinia
AI Miraj or the Ascent
The Second Emigration to Abyssinia
Boycott of the Hashemite
The Prophet Visits Ta'if
First Pledge of Aqabah
AI Asra or the Night Journey
Second Pledge of Aqabah
Hijrat to Medinah
Life at Medinah
Constitution of Medinah
Adhan or the Call to Prayer Instituted
The Incident at Nakhlah
Battle of Badr

Expulsion of Banu Qainuka From Medinah
Battle of Uhud
Expulsion of Banu Nadir From Medinah
The Murder of Muslim Missionaries
Battle of the Ditch
Banu Qurayaah Punished
Charter for the Christians
Bay'ate Ridhwan and the Treaty of Hudaybia
The Holy Prophet Sends Letters to Various Kings
The Letter to Heraclius
The Letter to Chosroes Pervez
The Letter to Negus
The Letter to Muqauqis
The Letter to Mundhir
Conquest of Khyber
The Three Day Pilgrimage
Battle of Mutah
Conquest of Mecca
Battle of Hunayn
Distribution of Booty and Ansar's Unhappiness
Campaign of Tabuk
The Farewell Pilgrimage & the Sermon on the Mount
The Prophet's Illness
The Wives of the Holy Prophet
A List of the Prophet's Ghazwat

SECTION 4:

SUCCESSORS OF THE HOLY PROPHET

The System of Khilafat in Islam
The Pious Caliphate of Medinah
Abu Bakr
Omar bin Khattab
Uthman bin Affan
Ali bin Abu Talib
Accession of Hasan
The Umayyad Caliphate of Damascus
The Abbasid Caliphate of Baghdad
The Umayyad Caliphate of Spain
The Fatimid Caliphate of Egypt
The Development of Sects in Islam
The Sunni Muslims
The Wahabis
The Ahmadis
The Shia Muslims
The Zaydis
The Twelver Shias
The Sevener Shias
The Nizari Ismailis
The Musta'li Bohras

SECTION 5:

HISTORY OF AHMADIYYAT

What is Ahmadiyyat
Differences with Sunni Muslims
The Finality of Muhammad's Prophethood
Jesus Christ's Ascension to Heaven
The Identity of the Promised Messiah
What is meant by the "Promised Messiah"
Similarities with Jesus Christ
The Institution of Mujaddid in Islam
Birth of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Early Life and Education
First Marriage
Civil Service Job in Sialkot
Start of Revelation
Fasting and Devotions
Death of Father
Adherence to Truth
Writing of Brahine Ahmadiyya
Appointed as Reformer
Second Marriage
Solitary Retreat in Hoshiarpur
Commanded to take Bai'at
The Founding of Ahmadiyya Movement
Claim to Messiahship
Annual Gathering Instituted
Prophecy Regarding Pandit Lekh Ram
Sign of the Eclipses
Discoveries Regarding Baba Nanak
Conference of Religions
Accusation of Murder by Dr. Martin Clark
Newspapers of the Ahmadiyya Movement
Challenge to John Alexander Dowie
The Will
Journey to Lahore and Death
A List of Promised Messiah's Books
The System of Khilafat after the Promised Messiah
First Khalifah: Hazrat Maulana Noor-ud-Deen
Second Khalifah: Hazrat Mirza Basheer-ud-Deen Mahmood Ahmad
Birth and Early Childhood
Election as Khalifah
Main Achievements of Hazrat Khalifatul Massih II
Claim to be the Promised Son
Migration to Pakistan
Attempt on Life
The Writings of Khalifatul Massih II
Third Khalifah: Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad
Birth and Early Life
Main Achievements of Hazrat Khalifatul Massih III
Persecution of Ahmadis In Pakistan
Fourth Khalifah: Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad

SECTION 6:
STUDY OF COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS

Introduction
Classification of Religions
Hinduism
Buddhism
Jainism
The Sikh Religion
Confucianism
Taoism
Shintoism
Zoroastrianism
Judaism
Christianity

APPENDIX: Suggestions for Further Reading

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