A Muslim is a follower of the religion, Islam
- The meaning of Islam is Submission to the will of God.
- Islam is the Second largest religion in the world and has 1 billion followers.
- This religion was revealed over 1400 years ago in Mecca, Arabia
- The Arabic word for "God" is "Allah"
- Muslims base their laws off of their holy book, Qur'an
- A Mosque is where a Muslim Worships Allah
The Six Main Beliefs
- There is only one God
- Spiritual beings also known as angels
- Qur'an which is the holy book
- Prophets- Abraham, Jesus, and Moses. Muhammed is the final prophet
- The day of judgement
- Allah knows all things that have happened and all things that will happen. This does not stop people from making their own decisions
Allah To Muslims
- Muslims believe that Allah has always existed and can do anything
- Muslims communicate with Allah by praying and reading the Qur'an
- Muslims also believe that Allah is one
Five Pillars of Islam
- Shahadah: believing that there is no other god but Allah and Muhammed is Allah's final prophet
- Salat: Ritual praying
- Zakat: Giving money to the poor
- Sawm: fasting during the month of Ramadan
- Hajj: pilgrimage to Mecca