Workshop 14: Islam 2: Contemporary Issues Part of Building Bridges In This Section Islam 2: Contemporary Issues-Introduction From Building Bridges Islam in its original state gave women privileges and imposed no harsh restrictions or double standards upon them. Spiritual Preparation From Building Bridges Consider your own feelings about gender equality, war, and the Muslim faith.... Welcoming and Entering From Building Bridges Materials for Activity A 22 x 28 inch sheet of poster board and a marker Masking tape Leader Resource 1, Judaism/Christianity/Islam Leader Resource 2,... Islam 2: Contemporary Issues-Opening From Building Bridges Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle World map Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader... Activity 1: Story - Khadijah, First Woman of Islam From Building Bridges Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "Khadijah, First Woman of Islam" Preparation for Activity Read the story so you will be comforta... Activity 2: Where Are the Women? From Building Bridges Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 2, Position – Muslim Women Are Equal Handout 3, Position – Muslim Women Are Not Equal... Activity 3: Muslims in Conflict From Building Bridges Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity World map A 4-foot square sheet of a smooth, flat, rigid material such as foam core art board or thin... Closing From Building Bridges Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Taking It Home... Leader Reflection and Planning From Building Bridges Review today's workshop with your co-leader. This workshop addressed several challenging topics. Did they engage topics, and each other, with respect?... Faith In Action: Peace in Israel/Palestine From Building Bridges Activity time: 30 minutes Preparation for Activity Find a member of your congregation or community who is part of an organization that promotes peace in... Alternate Activity 1: The Holy Qur’an From Building Bridges Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 4, Excerpts from the Holy Qur’an for all participants Bibles (New Revised Standard Version) for... Alternate Activity 2: Sikhs Are Not Muslims From Building Bridges Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity An assortment of small items which could be worn or carried in a pocket-for example, a comb, rubber ban... Taking It Home From Building Bridges Islam in its original state gave women privileges and imposed no harsh restrictions or double standards upon them. Khadijah, First Woman of Islam From Building Bridges Remarkable women have done remarkable things in every part of the world in every time in history. Most of their accomplishments were not recorded in... Handout 1: Sunni and Shia - Comparison Chart From Building Bridges Sunni Shia Adherents called Sunnis Shiites, Shi'i, or Shia Meaning of name "tradition" or "well-trodden path" "partisans of Ali" Current adherents 80-90... Handout 2: Position - Muslim Women Are Equal From Building Bridges Muslim women are equal to men and equally valued. The Holy Qur'an states that women and men were created from a single soul and are moral equals in the... Handout 3: Position - Muslim Women Are Not Equal From Building Bridges Muslim women are not considered equal to men or valued equally with men in Islamic society. The Holy Qur’an states clearly that women are to be... Handout 4: Excerpts from the Holy Quran From Building Bridges From the Qur'an, Rodwell edition (1876) and Palmer edition (1880).Excerpt from Sura II, The Cow He said, "O Adam, inform them (the angels) of their name... Handout 5: Sikh Pop Quiz From Building Bridges From the Sikh Coalition, 40 Exchange Place, Suite 728, NY, NY 10004, 1-212-655-3095 and the website Khalsa Kids.1.... Handout 6: The Turban and Five Ks of Sikhism From Building Bridges The Five Ks (in Punjabi "Panj Kakkar") are symbols of faith worn by baptized Sikh men and women. The name, Panj Kakkar or Five Ks, comes from all five... Leader Resource 1: Judaism-Christianity-Islam From Building Bridges Cut along the lines to create slips. Participants attach the slips to the prepared poster board with masking tape. Judaism Christianity Islam monotheism... Leader Resource 2: Answers to Judaism-Christianity-Islam Game From Building Bridges This chart shows the beliefs held by mainstream adherents of each of the Abrahamic religions. There are many variations in beliefs, in each of these... Leader Resource 3: Islam 2 Background From Building Bridges In the previous workshop, we discussed a number of aspects of Islam. One important thing we did not look at was its two main branches. In our study of... Leader Resource 4: Map of Middle East - Predominately Muslim Countries and Israel From Building Bridges From the website Women in Islam; fair use as permitted by website owner. Printing This Leader Resource Download a high-resolution copy (PDF) for printing. Find Out More about Workshop 14 From Building Bridges The quote from this workshop comes from Saimah Ashraf. PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Building Bridges NEXT: Islam 2: Contemporary Issues-Introduction Download all of Building Bridges (Word) to edit or print.