Meghan Christensen & Becca Dirks
Origins of Islam
Muhammad is the center prophet of the Islam faith. Muhammad is regarded by them as the greatest of all the prophets. Also his established religion as the only accepted religion to god.
Is this religion monotheistic or polytheistic?
what rank is Islam?
the geography, the people, and how the religion began
Islam developed in the middle east in the 7th century in the arabian peninsula, between the persian gulf to the east and arabian sea to the south. red sea from the west 3 major regions- mountains from the west fertile farming - east desert- in the center (largest) islam is the 2nd largest religion and is monotheistic. 1,500,000,000 followers. Islam means to surrender and was founded on the teaching of the prophet muhammad as an expression of surrender to the will of allah, the creator and sustainer of the world. 2 main kinds of people - Sunnis and shiites
Who is Allah
What does Islam teach about Allah's relationship with man?
Five Pillars of Islam
1. Allah wanted you to have no other gods but allah
2. pray 5 times a day, facing towards mecca
3.give charity to the poor
4.take trip to mecca sometime in your life (the Haj)
5.fast during ramadan, the holy month.
diffusion of Islam
Islam to Confucianism
Similar: Both believe in one God.
Islam to chistianity
Similar: Islam is monotheistic Taoism is not monotheistic.