By Makayla Wilford
All About Islam
The religion Islam is a monotheistic religion that is based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad and beliefs in the god of Abraham. Followers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe in Allah, their god. They have Five Pillars of Faith, which include Shahada, a public declaration of faith, Salat, which is prayer, Zakat, which is giving to the needy, Siyam, which is fasting during Ramadan, and Hajj, which is pilgrimage, or journey, to the city of Mecca at least once in lifetime. Some of the holidays Muslims celebrate are Ramadan, which celebrates Allah giving Muhammad a message, and Eid al Fitr, which celebrates the end of Ramadan. It is a time for gifts, food, family, and thanks. Muslims worship at a Mosque with an Imam which is their worship leader. Their Sabbath is Friday. They study from a Qur'an, their holy book. The holy city of the Islam religion is Jerusalem. Two of the most visited sites in the Islam culture are the Dome of the Rock and the Aqsa Mosque.
Muslims worship in a building called a mosque.
The Muslim worship leader is called an Imam.
The Hilal is the symbol for the Islam religion.
The Five Pillars of Faith
The Five Pillars of Faith are a sacrament that the Muslims practice.
The Quran is the holy book that Muslims study.
The Dome of the Rock
The Dome of the Rock is a very popular site in the Islam culture.
Which religious figure is common to all three religions?
Abraham is common to all three religions.
Which view about God is common to all three religions?
All three religions believe in only one god. All three religions are monotheistic.