Islam: Islam and Islam Project Islam Essay

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Alex Galliani
Period 5
Islam Project
Islam started when Muhammad went away and saw the angel Gabriel. Gabriel told Muhammad that he was Allah's, the Muslim god, prophet. At first people didn't believe he was the prophet of Allah, it wasn't until Muhammad dies that Islam started to truly spread. Islam also teaches that there is only one god, Muhammad calls all people to worship Allah because he is merciful and fair. On judgment day he will come and judge everyone according to their actions. It is similar to what the Catholic Church teaches. If you do good things for others you will be rewarded and if you don't you will go to hell as a punishment. “And they (women) have rights (over their husbands as regards to living expenses, etc.) similar (to those of their husbands) over them (as regards obedience and respect, etc.) to what is reasonable, but men have a degree (of responsibility) over them. And Allah is All-Mighty, All-Wise” (Al-Baqarah 2:228) Muslims also have different perspectives on certain issues especially in the way females are treated as lesser to males. Men are allowed to have four wives but must treat them with care and love. Men can also divorce their wife or wives at any time they wish however, women can’t do the same. Muslims have five pillars of faith which explain five major parts of Islam. The first one is on faith and says there is no god except god. A message of guidance has come through a man like us. Salat are the prayers that