Basically monks have two tasks: learning and teaching. Learning about the teaching, and then spread the teaching. To be a good monk you need to know all of the monk’s precepts.
John and Charles Wesley were both priests in the Church of England, and while they were at Oxford, they had decided to become more methodical in their devotional life, in how they were using scripture every day, and how they were praying, and they were called Methodists as a sort of a rude word for them, to make fun of them, and they picked it up and said no we’ll take that.
Islam is not a culture it’s a prism through which we look at our culture, our history, our moral values, and particularly in Britain today we will find that the Muslim community is so diverse in terms of the ethnic background or people, the cultural practices, the languages.
You can be a Jew who doesn’t believe in God, because your mother, or in liberal and some reform communities your father is Jewish, and you’re raised as Jewish. You can be a Jew who has converted to be Jewish. Some people have talked about Judaism as a race, and certainly by British legal terms, we’re defined in terms of a race because we are protected by race law.