Essay on The Religion Of Islam Religion

1470 Words Nov 13th, 2015 6 Pages
Religion has played a major role in the lives of people for thousands of years by impacting the way people have acted, lived, and thought around the world. The five largest religions, Christianity (2.2 billion followers), Judaism (13 million), Hinduism (900 million), Buddhism (488 million) and Islam (2.2 billion) have all influenced the past with how their values and beliefs affect their followers. This can result in worldwide quarrels over the ‘correct’ explanation for those aiming to search for religious truth. The religion of Islam’s most principle value is that of their God Allah, which is said in the Quran ‘There is no God but God’ (BBC, 2014). The ritual, philosophical and institutional concepts in the Islam religion can tell us as non Islamic-people what the teachings and values of the Islamic religion are. The ritual concept is notably significant as it gives outsiders some insight as to how the Muslim people practice their spiritual rituals and what significance each ceremony holds.
There are certain sacred practices and rituals are very important to Muslims. They are significant as to the followers as they are a way to remember the history, express conviction, and grow in devotion. Some of the rituals are practices daily, such as prayer, whereas some are practices annually, such as Islamic holidays like the Eid Al-Fitr and the Eid Al-Adha. The Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting, and on the occasion, Muslims usually give zakat…

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