By:Olivia Ford

the Islam religion

A follower of the Islam religion are called Muslims. In the Islam religion the place of worship is called a mosque. The Muslims begin there prayer by saying “Allahu akbar” or “God is most great” then Muslims recite the first 7 verses of Chapter 1 of the Qur'an. Before a prayer can be said, though, Muslims must go through a ritual cleansing this to ensure they are both physically and spiritually pure before going before Allah.

The Muslims worship "the five pillers of muslim. the pillers are, Faith or belief in the Oneness of God and the finality, of the prophethood of Muhammad Establishment of the daily prayers, Concern for and almsgiving to the needy, Self-purification through fasting, and The pilgrimage to Makkah for those who are not able to have 3 meals a day every day.

The Islamic Teachings and belifs are The true purpose of a human being's life is the worship of God, His understanding and complete devotion to Him. He should follow Him perfectly as a slave follows his master. Allah has created human beings with the faculties that are appropriate for this aim, and revealed the Qur'an so that he may seek Allah through it. Though , a Muslim's first duty is to His Creator; to worship Him and to follow His commands. This is known as "Haqu-Allah." His second duty is to serve humanity, "Haqul-Ibaad," for this is part of worship. A Muslim can show his love for His Creator by expressing love and compassion for all His creation.

Muharram is the Islamic new year.The Islamic year begins on the first day of Muharram, and is counted from the year of the Hegira anno Hegirae the year in which Muhammad emigrated from Mecca to Medina.

In Judaism, the leader is called a rabbi. Rabbis receive rigorous training in the scriptures and other Judaic writings. The word in Hebrew means "my master." Rabbis preside over Jewish congregations in houses of worship called synagogues.Muslims believe the quran to be the final revelation of God's word to man, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures. Despite the primacy that Muslims place upon the Qur'an as God's final word, Islam speaks of respecting all the previous scriptures, and belief in all the revealed books is an artical of faith in Islam.

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