“Who is a Muslim?” Amil Imani
“Muslims are the main victims of Islamic ideology. Muslims killing Muslims has always gone on and continues to this day.” Ibid
“There is no such a thing as one Islam. There are hundreds of Islamic sects…” Ibid
Amil Imani, American Thinker, May 11, 2018
Who is a Muslim? One way to decide is when the individual says he is a Muslim, recites the shahada, and lives more or less according to Islamic belief.
It is axiomatic that to be a Muslim you must believe in Allah by taking him as your unquestioning lord, accept Muhammad as Allah’s beloved messenger, and take the Quran as a literal book of Allah and a perfect prescription for living.
The first of the Five Pillars of Islam is the shahada (Arabic, “testimony” or “witness”). The shahada is the Muslim profession of faith, expressing two simple, fundamental beliefs that make one a Muslim:
lā ʾilāha ʾillā llāh muḥammadun rasūlu llāh
There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger. Continue reading