Islam By:loNdon bonner & olivia baker

The religion of the Muslims is a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah. It is the worlds second largest religion and the fastest growing major religion in the world.

Muslims believe that Islam is the original, complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed many times before through prophets including Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. It

Most historians believe that Islam originated in Mecca and Medina at the start of the 7th century. A century later, the Islamic empire extended from Iberia in the west to the Indus river in the east.

Allah is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator, sustainer, ordainer and judge of everything in existence. Muhammad, founder of the religion of Islam, accepted by Muslims throughout the world as the last of the prophets of God.

Muslim was soon established and subsequent empires such as those of the Abbasids, Fatimids, Almoravids, Seljukids, Ajuran, Adal and Warsangali in Somalia, Mughals in India and Safavids in Persia and Ottomans in Anatolia were among the largest and most powerful in the world.

Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad.

Allah is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator, sustainer, ordainer and judge of everything in existence. Islam emphasizes that God is strictly singular.

Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad.

The Muslim place of worship is called a mosque. Before entering a mosque, Muslims remove their shoes, leaving them outside the building.

The star and crescent symbol was the emblem of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century, and gradually became associated with Islam in late 19th-century Orientalism.

Ramadan is a time of reflection encouraging Muslims to participate in charity, fasting and prayer.

Salah (Muslim prayer) is one of the Five Pillars in the faith of Islam and an obligatory religious duty for every Muslim.It is a physical, mental, and spiritual act of worship that is observed five times every day at prescribed times.

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