religionchap10 - Khadijah- Muhammad’s wife. She is the...

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Islam Muhammad- 570CE the last and final prophet to restore the religion. Ibrahmin- Abraham- A patriarch. Ishmael- Son of Abraham and an Egyptian slave. Taken to Mecca, by Abraham, with his brother Hagar. Helped Muhammad build the Ka’bah. Ka’bah- Located in Mecca; it is the holiest place of Islamic worship. Allah- (God) is the focus of Islam, the sole authority. Hadith- A traditional report about a reputed saying or action of the prophet Muhammad. Sunnah- The behavior of the prophet Muhammad, used as a model in Islamic law.
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Unformatted text preview: Khadijah- Muhammad’s wife. She is the strongest supporter during the difficult and discouraging years of his early mission. Muezzin- One who calls the people to prayer from a high place. Hijrah- The migration of Muslims from Mecca to Medina in 622CE. The Muslim era begins in the year this took place because it marked the change from persecution to appreciation of the Prophet’s message....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course RSTD 212 taught by Professor Thompson during the Fall '07 term at Christopher Newport University.

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