The Elements of Islam
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Acknowledgements

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Encouragement and help also came from many friends and well-wishers. I offer my thanks to them all.

Foreword

Human beings are the veil of God, and Muslims are the veil of Islam. This book tries to lift the veil without prejudice, condemnation or bitterness.

Islam – submission – is easy. Witnessing and affirming that there is only One God is a reality accessible to everyone. This truth is encapsulated in the first phrase of the Muslim creed: 'I witness that there is no god but God.' The translation of the complementary second half of this testimony of belief, that 'Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah', is harder to decode. This is because through time its misapplication has clouded over its transformational dynamism.

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