islam

monotheism

founder: muhammed

original location: 610 ce arabian penisula

holy book: jewish and christian scripture's is called the quran

ledership: caliph,sunnis leader,shi'a leader

sects (subgroup): what did sunnis believe? anyone can lead. what did shiites believe? muhammed son inlaw to be a good leader

basic beliefs:  -one god

                         -five pillars

                         1.declaration of faith

                         2.daily prayer

                         3.alms for the poor

                         4.fast during ramadan

                           5. hajj    

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