Islam

by: Abby Roup

Islam

They followers of the Islam religion are called Muslims. They sabbath day is on Sunday. They major beliefs of Islam are Belief in Allah, belief in the angels, belief in the holy book, belief in the prophets, belief in the day of judgement, and belief in the predesination. They have many traditions such as Shahadah which is the declaration of faith, Salat which is prayer, Siyam which is fasting, Hajj which is the holy city, and Zakat which is charity. They worship in a place which is called a Mosque. There worship leaders are people called Iman.There view of god is Monotheistic. There common figure is Abraham. There holy book is called the Qur'an. The days that are holy to them are Ramadon which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar which Muslims fast in daylight hours when they believe god revealed his message to Muhammad (there leader), and Id ul-fitar which is a festival for the first day after Romadon and lasts three days. There holy city is Jeruselem where they believe Muhammad ascended to heaven.