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Muslim Australians, THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS - by Professor Abdullah Saeed

Muslim Australians, THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS - by Professor Abdullah Saeed

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Muslim Australians
THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS

A Partnership under the Australian Government’s Living In Harmony initiative

DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULTURAL AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS
and AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURAL FOUNDATION
in association with
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

by Professor Abdullah Saeed

From http://www.amf.net.au/PDF/religionCulturalDiversity/Resource_Manual.pdf
Muslim Australians
THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS

A Partnership under the Australian Government’s Living In Harmony initiative

DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULTURAL AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS
and AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURAL FOUNDATION
in association with
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

by Professor Abdullah Saeed

From http://www.amf.net.au/PDF/religionCulturalDiversity/Resource_Manual.pdf

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THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS
 Muslim
  Australians
A Partnership under the Australian Government’s
Living In Harmony
initiative
DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULTURAL AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRSand AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURAL FOUNDATIONin association withTHE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNEby Professor Abdullah Saeed
 
(c) Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2004This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under theCopyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from the Commonwealth available from the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts.Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should beaddressed to the Commonwealth Copyright Administration, IntellectualProperty Branch, Department of Communications, Information Technology andthe Arts, GPO Box 2154, Canberra ACT 2601 or at http:www.dcita.gov.auDesign and layout Done...ByFridayPrinted by National Capital PrintingISBN: 0-9756064-1-7
 
 Muslim Australians :
THEIR BELIEFS, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS
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CONTENTS
Introduction
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4Muslim Community in Australia: A View from the 2001 Census
. . . . . . . . . . . .
5Muslims in Australia
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7Beginning of Islam
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
12Key Beliefs of a Muslim
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
17The Five Pillars of Islam
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
21Commonalities and Differences
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
26Muslim Family Life
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
30The Milestones in a Muslim’s Life
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
32Muslim Women
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
35Holidays and Holy Days
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
42Sacred Places
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
43Sacred Texts
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
45Determining Right and Wrong
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
48Food and Drinks
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
52Mosques and Religious Leaders
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
53Community Organisations
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
55Islamic Schools: Weekend and Regular
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
56Islamic Banking
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
58Islam and Violence
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
59Islam and Other Religions
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
62Stereotypes and Misconceptions
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
66Islam, State and Australian Citizenship
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Contact Details
Mosques in Australia
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
75Muslim Organisations
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
78Muslim Schools
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
79Useful References
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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