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ISLAM Alyssa Quinn, Ally Latham, Sydney Crowe. Origin of Islam  Originated in the 7 th century  Muhammad was said to be a prophet of God around 610.

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1 ISLAM Alyssa Quinn, Ally Latham, Sydney Crowe

2 Origin of Islam  Originated in the 7 th century  Muhammad was said to be a prophet of God around 610 AD  Islam began in Muhammad's birth place: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

3 What Muslims Believe 1. There is one God (Allah) 2. Muhammad was a prophet of God. 3. There is an afterlife. 4. Five Pillars of faith that all Muslims try to reach: 5. Humans aren’t created in the image of Allah.

4 Universal Religion  Islam is a universal religion  It can be practiced anywhere in the world and is easily accessible

5 Autonomous Religion  There are 2 branches but they are not organized  Followers of Islam do not need to report to anyone  There is no required place of worship, only following the 5 pillars.

6 Diffusion of Islam

7 Diffusion and Distribution of Islam  Islam began in Mecca  Expansion diffusion through South and East Asia and North Africa  Now a universal religion  There are followers on every continent Clustered in Asia and Africa

8 Distribution of Islam

9 Sacred Spaces & Places  Mecca  The Kabbah, which is the destination of the pilgrimage is located here  Believed to be the first place on earth made  Direction of 5 daily prayers  Is where “heavenly bliss and power touches earth”  Mosque  For group prayers and community within the religion  An indicator of the direction of mecca, and prayers, is always located here

10 Citations "Muhammad and Islam." Lard Bucket. Web. 4 Dec "The Signifigance of Mecca." The Major Religions of the World. Web. 4 Dec "World Map Showing the Distribution of Islam." Kids Maps. Web. 4 Dec


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