If possible, interview a practicing Muslim individual or an imam, which can be used as an academic resource. If you would like to take pictures during your visit to this community or place of worship, be sure to obtain permission.
Write an essay of 1,000-1,250 words that analyzes the Five Pillars of Islam.
- Describe each of the five pillars and reflect on why they are referred to as Pillars of Islam.
- Make a detailed analysis of how one of the pillars would function in the daily life of a particular Muslim individual.
- Identify one ancient Christian community living or serving in an Islamic majority context, such as Coptic, Marionite, Chaldean, Armenian, etc. Compare and contrast how this ancient community practices similar rituals as the Five Pillars of Islam.
Utilize the course textbook and a minimum of three academic resources, one of which can be your interview and should include topic materials and external resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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