Islam | Jerry Harrison, Jeremy Valenzuela, Jacob Clark |

Demographics

Muslims were the Islamic followers. There are about 1 billion people who practice this religious worldwide. Most live in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Historical Backround

Muhammad got called by an angel that had a message for him. He spread the word and gathered followers. This started in Mecca.

Key person

Muhammad Formed the religion and is a prophet.

Spread

Muhammads followers gave people in towns the chance to join them to free them from death.

Basic beliefs

They believe in one god. The Islamic basic beliefs are the five central beliefs of Islam.1 beliefs in the absolute unity of god.2 belief in the angels.3 belief in the prophets.4 beliefs in the scriptures.5 belief in the Final judgment. The code they have are truthfulness, sincerity, unselfishness, humility, patience, forgiveness, purity, honesty.

The holy book

The quran

Scared place of worship

Mosque

Symbols For religion

The Star and Cresent was a polytheistic icon adopted during the spread of Islam.

Allah is in Arabic script and represents Islam as a symbol

Celebrations, Holidays, and Festivals

The two official holidays in Islam are Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. Muslims usually give zakat, charity.

Interesting fActs

The Muslims created a house of wisdom. Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world today. It is the second largest faith community, after christiananity.

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