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Transcript of islam

Islam By: Joshua, Nicole, Lindsey,
and Madilyn Origin of
Islam The Foundation of Islam History of Islam Notes: Changes in the Islamic Religion -Muslims believe that humanity can achieve peace-both inner and social harmony-by following the teachings of Islam
-Those who adopt the religion must do it in peace, without being subjected to pressure
- Islam is seen as the fulfillment of the earlier religions
-Muslims deem that God sent Islam to humanity through the prophet Muhammad in order to correct these errors
-They believe that Muhammad's prophecies will be God's last revelation to the people of the Earth
-Muslims believe in a Day of Judgement and life after death
-Their religion is based on divine statements from God to various prophets Developed in the early A.D. 600's Development considered the youngest of the world's major religions Muhammad was the founder of the islam religion Muhammad questioned the path that he and his community was taking Began experiencing strange vision and believed they were revelations from the god Allah Became Allah's prophet and started to preach to the people of Mecca Muhammad and his followers were forced to leave Mecca in 619 Moved to Yathrib and became a political and religious leader 85 percent are sunnites
12-15 percent are shi'ites
Sunnites are a type of islam religion that muslims strictly follow the sunna practices of the prophet Muhammad.
Shi'ites are muslims that follow the right to rule by Ali who is Muhammads son in law. Muhammad traveled back to Mecca in 630 A.D. Expansion People of Mecca began to accept his ideas and the Islamic religion Major tribes throughout Arabia converted to Islam By 632, Islam was Arabia's major religion Notes:
18th century the muslims joined Muhammad in discovering the first Islamic settlement
Islam became a world religion
The three empires powered the islamic world with their forms of government and their powerful armies. islam is the second biggest world religion

Has 1.57 billion followers called Muslims

Make up 1/4 of the earth's population

62% of Muslims live in Asia

Arabia, Persia, Turkey, South Asia, Malay, and Africa have the most islamic cultural zones Population Muslims believe:
-that Muhammad's teachings are the most accurate and complete
- that life is a brief test requiring total devotion and obedience to God
- in the existence of Satan, who tempts people to sin, and in a final Day of Judgement Foundation Expanded Works Cited: “Islam.” Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2012. <http://go.grolier.com>.
“Islam.” Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Sept. 2012.
“Islam.” Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Sept. 2012. <http://go.grolier.com>.
Islam third Edition World Religion. N.p.: Mathew S. Gordon, 2006. Print.
Islam World Religions. New York: Matthew S. Gordon, 1991. Print.
Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions. N.p.: Tanya Gulevich, 2004. Print. We Hope You
Enjoyed! The End -The 1st Pillar- Shahahah, or profession of faith
-The 2nd Pillar- Salat, or prayer
-The 3rd Pillar- Zakat, or almsgiving
-The 4th Pillar- Sawm, or fasting
-The 5th Pillar- Hajj, or pilgrimage The Five Pillars:
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