Genius Day Project - Nate Mortensen
What did Muhammad do and who was he?
Gabriel was the messenger who spoke to Muhammad.
Islam is a religion that believes in Allah, or God.
Mecca is the sacred place Muhammad was born.
The Five Pillars of Islam
- Shahadah - Shahadah is the Proclamation of Faith. "There is no God but God, and Muhammad is the messenger of god.
- Salat - Salat is the belief in praying five times a day facing Mecca.
- Zakat - Zakat is giving to charity. 2.5% of the people's income goes to charity.
- Sawm - Sawm is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.
- Hajj - Hajj is pilgrimage to Mecca that everyone must make at least once in their life.
Death of Muhammad
Sunni vs. Shia
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"Sunni vs Shia - 15 Differences (with Video)." Sunni vs Shia. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2016.
"Shia and Sunni Muslims – Do You Know the Difference?" Your Middle East. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2016.