Islam

By: Olivia Willemsen

All about Islam

Muslims are the followers of the religion Islam. Muslims have six major beliefs which are the belief in Allah, the belief in angels, the belief in the holy books, the belief in the prophet, the belief in the day of judgement, and the belief in Predestination. Muslims practice the five pillars of faith which are shahada, a public declaration of faith, salat, prayer, zakat, giving to the needy, siyam, fasting, and hajj, the ability to make the journey to Mecca once in Muslims lives. Muslims worship at Mosque, and their worship leaders are called Imams. Muslims holy books are called Korans. Muslims celebrate the two holidays of Ramadan and Eid al Fitr. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and a time when Muslims across the world will fast during the hours of daylight. Eid al Fitr is the festival for the first day after Ramadan. The common holy site for Muslims is Jerusalem, which is the home of the al-Aqsa Mosque, and the home of the Dome of the Rock.

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The common figure and view of God to Christians, Jews, and Muslims...

The common figure to all three of these religions is the god of Abraham. The view of god to all of these religions is that there is only one god. The belief in one god is called monotheism. This means that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all monotheistic religions.
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