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Islam Religion

The Islam monotheistic religion which means they only believed in one God. Islam is the second most popular religion with around 1 billion people. Allah is a Arabic word meaning "God." It is a word that Muslim people use to refer to God. Muhammad is God's prophet and messenger to whom Allah revealed the Quran, also known as Muslims. The holy book is religious texts that are also known as scripture. They are the texts in which various religious traditions consider to be sacred. The five pillars of Islam is Faith and belief in the Oneness of God and the finality of the prophet hood of Muhammad. The 2nd pillar is the Establishment of the daily prayers. The 3rd one was the concern for and alms giving to the needy. The 4th is self-purification through fasting. The last pillar is the pilgrimage to Makkah for those who are able.

Founder of Islam

Muhammed

Muhammad was a man who came from Mecca who unified Arabia into a single religious polity under Islam. He was born about 570 CE in the Arabian City of Mecca. He was orphaned at a very young age, due to his fathers dead, and he was then raised by his uncle. He is believed by Muslims to be a prophet of God. His name, Muhammad, means "Praiseworthy." The first 54 years of his life, he only had one wife. His wife and him got married when she was only 9 years. Back then, it was perfectly normal for them to marry young women at that age. He was a very great guy. He visited the poor and the ill on a daily basis and did everything he could to help them. His name is one of the most known name in the world.

Islam to Christianity

Islam and Christianity have a multiple number of comparisons. One comparison is that they were both founded on different dates. Islam was found in 622 CE, while Christianity was founded in 30 CE. Christianity is a little bigger than Islam today with a population of adherents in the United States today is 159 million people. Islam sits at about 1.1 million people. Christianity is the largest religion today and Islam is second.

Islam to Judaism

Islam accepts the Jewish bible. Muhammad also believed that the Jews would accept the Bible, but they did not. The Jews did not live up to this expectation. For the most part, Islam and Judaism is very similar. One difference is that Judaism prayers three times a day on a normal daily basis while Islam only prays three. Islam believes that Angels are created from the light and remain unseen, while Judaism believe that Angels serve as God's messengers.

Islam to Hinduism

Hinduism worship in a temple while Islam people worship in any place that is clean. Also, Hinduism isn't credited to a particular founder while Muhammad was the founder of Islam. Hinduism believed in a multiple number of Gods. Islam's believed only in one god, Allah. They both originated in different dates. Islam originated in 610 CE. Hinduism originated in 3000 BC

Islam to Confucianism

Islam is to far from monolithic, while Confucianism has all the characteristics typically given to a religion. Islam's concept of submitting with God was when it all started with God and Adam. Confucianism is a Chinese ethical and philosophical system that developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucious.

Islam to Taoism

Islam is monotheistic and believes of a God that is not of this world. Taoism believes in a variety of deities and spirits in which may or may not originate from this world. Taoism is more compatible with self-beliefs. Islam is more rationalistic and and focused on active structuring of society according to what it understands.