The Kaab - The most sacred site in Islam, located inside the Masjid al-Haram
Islam is the second largest monotheistic religion in the world after Christianity. With more than one billion followers worldwide, there are many different Islamic groups, all united by their faith. Muslims believe that there is one God, Allah. The Holy Qu'ran is the scripture of Islam. The two main groups of Islam are the Sunni and Shi'a.

History of Islam

The prophet Muhammad is the leader of Islam and has been told to teach humans to follow God's law and that there is one God. Those who follow the Islamic religion are called Muslims. Islam is divided among the Sunnis and Shi'as. History of Islam

Muslim Beliefs

Islam is based on the belief that there is one God called Allah in Arabic. The religion is also based on the following six beliefs: Angels, the Holy Books of Islam, Prophets, Judgment Day, Predestination and The Sharia. Islam Bliefs

Islamic Customs

Muslims have specific Islamic customs that they follow on a regular basis including the Five Pillars of Islam. Those who believe in Islam must also follow a specific diet which restricts Muslims from eating unlawful foods. Islam Customs

Lesser Known Types of Religion

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