An Abrahamic Religion
~No alcohol or pork
~Sharia> body of Islamic law to regulate daily living.
~Three holiest cities in Islam: Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem
The Sacred Text
2-They say mandatory prayers 5 times a day: dawn, noon, late afternoon, sunset, before going to bed. They wash before praying, Face Mecca and use a prayer rug. On Friday they pray in the mosque.
3-Fast during the holy month of ramadan. Considered a method of self-purification. No eating of drinking from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan.
4- 2-3 million muslims make the pilgrimage every year. Those who complete the pilgrimage can add the title Hajji to their name.
What Islam believes
~They believe in Angels
~They believe in prophets
~They believe in predestination