Why are the five pillars so important to Islam believers?

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The Islamic faith has no worldwide leader and a myriad of different interpretations. Quite apart from the most significant division into Sunni and Shia Islam, there are various sub-groups, denominations, sects, and derived religions. This means that there are around 1.8 billion people who identify as Muslim, and there is very little on which they can all agree, except for...

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