More than one billion people in the World follow Islam, worship Allah (the Arabic word for 'God'), believe in angels, and consider Muhammad as the most recent prophet. These are only a few of the beliefs set by the religion that is disciplined and strict in its rules and customs. The Five Pillars guide Muslim life, as do the Qur'an, the Hadith, and the fatwas which contribute to the Sharia. Discover more about the customs & beliefs of the second largest religion in the world.

By Ryan Brown