What is shahadah?

  • (noun): The first pillar of Islam is an affirmation of faith.

Some articles on shahadah:

Owen 'Alik Shahadah - Published Work
... Shahadah publishes articles in a variety of African journals such as African Executive, AllAfrica, African Holocaust and Pambazuka, Zimbabwe Herald and AllAfrica.com ... Shahadah maintains that progressive African history keeps Africans as the primary agents of African history within an African cultural paradigm while at the same time meeting the highest threshold of ... Alik Shahadah however states that "History and culture are far too dynamic to exclusively be articulated through the narrow window of race and color." He has written audio productions such as Torn ...
Owen 'Alik Shahadah - Technique & African Aesthetic
... Shahadah is seen as one of the next generation of African Diaspora filmmakers, who draws from the masters of African cinema ... Shahadah believes that Africans must develop an authentic African aesthetic and bring this into film culture ... Unique in documentary Shahadah uses heavy dramatic film scores, typical of epic movies ...
Shahada - Conditions
... Muslims believe that the shahadah is without value unless it is earnest ... based on the data of the Quran and hadith, essential criteria for an expression of the shahadah to be earnest ... One such list of seven critical conditions of the shahadah, without which it is considered to be meaningless, are as follows ...
Owen 'Alik Shahadah - Music Career
... As a composer, Shahadah has written over 400 songs including the hit Tear for the World and If I… (co-written by Sona Jobarteh) ... Shahadah also wrote the opening theme for 500 Years Later with African percussionist Mamedi Kamara ... Shahadah is involved in Pan-African and development and in the early to late 90’s trained and invested in renowned Tanzanian music producer Joachim Kimaryo of MJ Records ...
Muhammad/FAQ - Legacy - Muslim Views
... Every Muslim proclaims in the Shahadah that "I testify that there is none worthy of worship except God, and I testify that Muhammad is a Messenger of God" ... The Shahadah is the basic creed or tenet of Islam ... Muslims must repeat the shahadah in the call to prayer (adhan) and the prayer itself ...