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11/16/11 1 Islam is a major world religion that originated in the Middle East after Judaism and Christianity There are 935 million Muslims in 172 countries More than 6 million Muslims are United States residents
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11/16/11 2 In the three main world religions, each had a “prophet”: The oldest is the Jewish prophet Moses Jesus Christ was the founder of Christianity
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11/16/11 3 Muhammad was a prophet of Islam Allah is God of Islam Place of Worship is a Mosque
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11/16/11 5 Muhammad On a trip to Syria he met an d married a rich woman who bore him 6 children He had a revelation of the word of God and began preaching Because of persecution he and his followers fled to Medina
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11/16/11 6 Muhammad’s major achievements were the founding of a state and the religion of Islam He was also politically successful, he created a federation of Arab tribes, and made the religion of Islam as the basis of Arab unity. Muhammad died in 632 C.E.
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11/16/11 7 The Koran (Qur’an) is the Holy Book of Islam Many Arab scholars wrote the words of Muhammad as told to him by Allah
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11/16/11 8 THE FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM 1. Profession of Faith 1. There is no god but god 2. Prayer 1. Pray 5 times a day facing Mecca 3. The Zakat 1. Each person must pay an obligatory tax once a year
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9 4. Fasting 1. Month of Ramadon. Fasting begins at daybreak and ends at sunset. During fasting eating, drinking, smoking, and sexual intercourse are forbidden. 5. Hajj
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