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1 Islam Islam

2 Islam is the faith and way of life of over a billion people. People who follow the faith of Islam are known as Muslims. Islam is the faith and way of life of over a billion people. People who follow the faith of Islam are known as Muslims. What is Islam?

3 Islam originated in Saudi Arabia but it is now a faith that is practiced world wide. The highest density of Muslims are in Indonesia. Islam originated in Saudi Arabia but it is now a faith that is practiced world wide. The highest density of Muslims are in Indonesia. Where does Islam originate from?

4 The word Islam means peace. The Islamic God is calledAllah. The word Islam means peace. The Islamic God is calledAllah. What does Islam mean What does Islam mean?

5 What do we know about Allah? Allah is the Arabic and Islamic name for One True God Muslims believe that Allah created the universe out of nothing. Allah has control over all events. Muslims never try to draw Allah or identify him through images.

6 What is the Quran? The Quran is the holy book that Muslims use to guide them in their faith. The Quran tells of Allahs teachings. It is a very sacred book. The Quran is the holy book that Muslims use to guide them in their faith. The Quran tells of Allahs teachings. It is a very sacred book.

7 The Quran was written through a prophet called Muhammad. An Archangel called Gabriel appeared to Muhammad and informed him of Allah's teachings and wishes. It took 22 years to complete the Quran. How was the Quran written?

8 Muhammad was born in 570. His father died around his birth and his mother died when he was 6 years old. Muhammad was raised by his grandfather who was a tribal leader. Muhammad was born in 570. His father died around his birth and his mother died when he was 6 years old. Muhammad was raised by his grandfather who was a tribal leader. Who was Muhammad?

9 Most people living in Saudi Arabia belonged to tribe. Most tribes believed in other gods which included Allah. Each year local tribes visited the city of Mecca to pay homage to their god. Most people living in Saudi Arabia belonged to tribe. Most tribes believed in other gods which included Allah. Each year local tribes visited the city of Mecca to pay homage to their god. What was a tribe?

10 Muhammad married when he was 25 years old. He was concerned that the people of Mecca were becoming more concerned with wealth than their religion. Muhammad began to spend a lot of time alone in meditation praying for others. Muhammad married when he was 25 years old. He was concerned that the people of Mecca were becoming more concerned with wealth than their religion. Muhammad began to spend a lot of time alone in meditation praying for others. Muhammads life....


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