Unformatted text preview: a fight. Islam was started when Muhammad received a revelation from God in 610. People plotted to kill him so he emigrated to Medina and this journey was called the Hijrah, marking the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar. Jews and Arabs were attracted to the people of Medina because they were about to have civil war and they were hoping that Muhammad could help reunite them. In the end, enemies of Muslims, the Quaraysh, tried to get help to go against the Muslims, fearing the loss of their power and wealth. monotheism – belief in one God prophet – an interpreter of God’s will Islam – a religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad that believes in one god, Allah; the laws of Islam are found in the Qur’an and the Sunna Muslim – a believer in Islam...
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- Spring '11
- Islam, prophet Muhammad, Muhammad’s uncle