If possible, interview a practicing Muslim individual or an imam, which canbe used as an academic resource. 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 theyare referred to as Pillars of Islam.
- Make a detailed analysis of how one of the pillars wouldfunction in the daily life of a particular Muslim individual.
- Identify one ancient Christian community living or servingin an Islamic majority context, such as Coptic, Marionite, Chaldean, Armenian,etc. Compare and contrast how this ancient community practices similar ritualsas the Five Pillars of Islam.
Utilize the course textbook and a minimum of three academic resources, oneof which can be your interview and should include topic materials and externalresources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU StyleGuide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning theassignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.