Emphasizing the character of the religion of Islam as consisting of faith and practice, this book analyzes thoroughly the five most important “pillars of Islam” that form the core of Islamic life, namely the profession of faith, the prayer, which is the first practical manifestation of faith, fasting, charity, and pilgrimage to Mecca. Explaining lucidly the necessity of fulfilling these “pillars” of Islam with the intention of pleasing God and purely for His sake, the author gives us insights into the moral, spiritual, psychological, physical, individual, and social aspects of these five central practices of Islamic worship in the context of our modern age of globalization.Abdullah Aymaz is a renowned Islamic scholar and columnist for Zaman daily. He has authored more than twenty books, including Mary and The Fruits of Worship.
- October 21, 2013
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