Religion Of Islam Research Paper

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The religion of Islam is a universal way of life and civilization. The Arabic word 'Islam ' simply means 'submission ', and is derived from a word meaning 'peace '. (30 Facts About Islam) The primary belief of Islam is believing Allah is the one true God. Another strong belief is that Allah has spoken the word though the prophet Muhammad even though there were many Muslims before Muhammad. Gabriel came to visited Muhammad and told him write down he said, now those writing are the Quran (which is their bible). Islam is also a religion of law the five pillars of Islam are confession, prayer, giving, fasting, and Pilgrimage. A few differences between Christianity and Islam are Muslims don’t believe in original sin and they have different …show more content…
The religion was submission to the Allah who is God. So Muslims still submitted themselves to God but as well to all the prophets Adam , Noah, Abraham , David, Moses , Jesus , and Muhammad. This means Islam began when the prophet Adam came to earth. “Oh king! We were a people of polytheism; we worshipped idols, ate the meat of animals that had died, offended rules of hospitality and permitted rules forbidden as in the shedding of one another’s blood and so on.” This writes the people of Islam were misbehaving and didn’t right between wrong. So they believe that’s why God send Muhammad to earth (quora).

The religion Islam was founded by the Prophet Muhammad in 622
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There are five pillars which are the Muslim’s law. These five pillars are Testimony of Faith, Prayer ,Giving, Fasting, and Pilgrimage. (30 Facts About Islam) First Testimony of Faith is the important pillar of Islam. It’s saying and believing “La ilaha illa Allah, Muhammadur rasoolu Allah.” This statement means “There is no true god but God (Allah), and Muhammad is the Messenger of God.” This means to only worship the one God. The second pillar is Prayer which means talking God. Muslims have to pray five times and it does not take more a few minutes each time. Prayers are performed at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset, and night. They can pray anywhere they went; in fields, schools, workplaces, or simply at home or a church. When praying Muslims should feel an inner happiness, comfort, and that God is pleased with them. The middle and third pillar is giving. Another name for this is ‘giving Zakat’ which means ‘giving a specified percentage on certain properties to certain classes of needy people.’ Muslims believe you can to get a percentage of your wealth to the needy. The fourth pillar is fasting which is during the month of Ramadan. Every year during the month of Ramadan Muslims fast from dawn to sundown. They give up food, drink, and sexual relations. Muslims believe fasting is healthy but as well it gains sympathy to those you are hungry. The last and fifth pillar is ‘The Pilgrimage to Makkah’. The annual Pilgrimage is a once and a

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