Islam

Religion Origin

Islam is the monotheistic religion that developed in the Middle East in the 7th century C.E. Islam was founded on the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad as an expression of surrender to the will of Allah, the creator and sustainer of the world.


Beliefs

Muslims believe that there is only one supreme God (Allah). In Islam, to believe in Allah is not only to believe in Allah's existence but also to believe in all Allah's attributions, to worship Allah alone, and to obey all Allah's commands. They believe that Allah is perfect and His names and attributes are perfect according to what Allah tells us about Himself in the Quran, believing that those names and attributes belong only to Allah.


Dieties and Holy Places/ PLaces of Worship

Muslim people worship in a mosque which is a holy building that has a domed roof and a tall tower known as a minaret.


Leadership

Any Muslim with sufficient knowledge may lead prayers or perform.


Diffusion

When the Islam religion spread it was after the death of Muhammad in 632 a.d. When new rulers came into power they started taking territories from other thus for the religion of Islam is spreading.


Religious Symbols

Religious symbols: The star and crescent is the best-known symbol used to represent Islam.
It can be found on flags of many countries in the Islamic world.