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Islam: Elliot, Benjamin, and Maya

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Michael Corvello

on 21 December 2015

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Transcript of Islam: Elliot, Benjamin, and Maya

What is Islam?

Islam is similar to Christianity and Judaism except the main prophet is Muhammad.

When and where did it start?
Core Beliefs
The five pillars of Islam are:

1. The Shahada
The testimony
Declaration of faith:

There is no god worthy of worship except God, and Muhammad is his messenger [prophet]

2. The Salat
Pray 5 times a day: Dawn, noon, late afternoon, sunset, and before bed.

3. The Zakat
Alms giving - charitable donations
Everything belongs to God

4. The Sawm

No eating from sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadon as a method of purification

5.The Hajj

You have to visit Mecca and walk around in a circle once in your lifetime
You may add the word Hajj to your name after completing this task
The Qur'an
Islam is a monotheistic religion, meaning there is only one god in this religion named Allah.
God and Prophet
of Islam
The prophet of
Islam is named
Muhammad and is the
original founder of Islam
Islam started in Saudi Arabia in 610 C.E
"Time Line of Islam." <i>Pbs.org</i>. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Dec. 2015.
The places with the most muslim percentage within their population:

1. Morocco
2. Turkey
3. Algeria
There are approximately
1.5 billion Muslims
The places with the most muslims:

1. Indonesia
2. India
3. Pakistan

The Qur'an is similar to the Bible
because it is a holy and essential book
to the religion

The Qur'an's writing is said to be the word of god

There are 114 chapters written in Arabic in the Qur'an

Arraibian Peninsula


"Islamic Sacred Places." <i>Religionfacts</i>. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015.
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