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Transcript: What is Halloween? and What do people do on Halloween? Origins of Halloween Why we (as Ahmadi Muslims) should avoid celebrating halloween? What is Shirk? Do Muslims believe in ghosts and supernatural things? What is Halloween? Celebrated on the night of October 31st Traditional activities include: Trick-or-treating Carving jack-o-lanterns Costume parties Visiting "haunted houses" Origin of Halloween celebration of the end of the harvest season Samhain was a time used by the ancient pagans to take stock of supplies and prepare for winter The ancient Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between living and the dead overlapped and the deceased would come back to cause havoc such as sickness or damaged crops Masks and costumes were worn in an attempt to mimic the evil spirits or appease them. Why we should avoid celebrating Halloween? Halloween is a harmful innovation among Christians which takes one closer to shirk. The Bible forbids witches, satanic practices etc. but Halloween is generally regarded as fun. Hudhur said it should always be remembered that any ‘fun’ that is based on shirk or any harmful way is to be avoided. We must give up on worldly traditions like these to follow the right path Faith Matters These practices makes children do wrong things in the name of “fun” These practices makes children do wrong things in the name of “fun” Agenda Friday Sermon October 29th 2010 ... small Conclusion Even a hint of shirk is unacceptable to God What is Shirk? Associate anyone in the name, action, or worship of Allah constitutes shirk Condition of Baiat number 6 says that we “shall refrain from following ______________ Ahmadi muslims do not believe in ghosts and other supernatural things (witches, goblins...) Do Muslims believe in ghosts and supernatural being? Heaven is a better reward than the candy get from you get from trick or treat QUESTIONS? “Badness attracts and leads man to adopt it with intensity, while forgetting traditions and beliefs. Some Ahmadis, considering such matters trivial, also get inclined in this way, resulting in very bad consequences” Shirk causes man to sink morally and spiritually. Belief in Divine Unity is a seed out of which grows all virtues, and lack of which lies at the root of all sins Halloween and what do people do on halloween? What other holidays do we not celebrate? Originated from the ancient celtic festival known as Samhain It is extremely wrong to believe in things that are supernatural even if it is for fun We must give up on worldly traditions like these to follow the right path Halloween is a tradition when many people celebrate it with extravagant parties, elaborate costumes and spending more $$$ Hudhur’s Friday Sermon October 29th 2010 Why should Ahmadi Muslims avoid celebrating Halloween? Bringing of dead spirits is WRONG and it goes against what we believe as Muslims

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Transcript: *You must have at least 15 sources in MLA format. *Please create a timeline here of 7 major (they have to be important) events that happened in the story. *Examples could be watchability, accuracy, length, etc. Movie Rating *You need to include visual evidence when you can. Please place visuals somewhere in the slide and then zoom in. (I will teach you how next week) *You need to include images to make this visually interesting. Movie Title *You decide the criteria for how to rate the movie. Bibliography *You should evaluate as least 3. *You can also include events that seem unbelievable, but that really happened Language, geography, food, etc. Put in an image from the movie as the background to this slide. *Give the movie one of the following rankings Stars: Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze Plot Overview *Questions to ask Errors/Accuracies in the Storyline *What time period was the movie set in? *What clues from the movie help link it to the time period? *Focus on the major characters first, and then move onto the minor characters. *Please attempt to point out at least 3 things of how Hollywood got the story wrong. *This slide and the next are the most important slides of the presentation, so do your research. Historical Setting *Anything that you did not know before you started this project you need to cite. *This is where you use the information from the "What really happened" document that I assigned to you earlier. *Copy and paste your work directly from easybib here. *This slide focuses on the historical setting. *Use to cite your sources as you go. To insert an image click on the insert icon above, click on image, and then size the image to fill up the white image frame. Did the character really exist? Errors/Accuracies of Major Characters Is that how the person really looked? Acted?

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