The prophets, Mohammed and Jesus, are looked at as symbols of God or Allah. These prophets serve as voices that guide their people 's actions through scripture. The five pillars of Islam stand as a significant difference from Christianity. Just as in Christianity, Jesus ' mother Mary, is looked upon as an essential figure of the religion. Islam 's five pillars consist of a
When the Arab people began practicing Islam, they abandoned many of their old customs; for example, they gave up drinking, gambling, and so on in accordance to Islamic beliefs. Islam eliminated any activities that were detrimental to society such as infanticide, usury, murder, exploitation of the poor, adultery and so on. It also and elevated the status of slaves and women, and preached equality.
INTRODUCTION Islam is a religion of mercy for all people, both Muslims and non-Muslims. It is a religion which lays emphasis on the Unity of God, prophethood and then on righteous living. Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. On the other hand, migrations known as the hijra or migration which had a special place in the history of Muslims. Migration was established by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) when he twice ordered his companions to migrate to Abyssinia in order to preserve their faith when the unbelievers in Mecca began torturing them severely.
Islam was not forced upon local residents of subjected areas. People who chose to not convert were given a tax, but they were not prosecuted for their religion. Local populations preferred Arab rule to that of the Byzantine or Sassanian Dynasties. The idea that all men were equal in the eyes of Allah and the connection between the “Peoples of the Book” brought more unity among practitioners of the religion. Islam was not intended for a particular social or ethnic group, so anyone could join the religion to become a believer.
These principles of Islam is not only higher level of spiritual but it contain much social development among society such as paying charity (zakat) and salat. Furthermore, the concept of worship in Islam is not only performing the five pillar of Islam, but also doing good for mankind such as say Salam and smile to other Muslim, chit chat with neighbor and etc. That is why the concept of worship in Islam triangulate which vertical directly to Allah and horizontal with humankind. The concept of worship in Islam could be encounter non-Islam perspective where they assume that the values in Islam is only performing the five pillar but also more than that. Another guidance for Muslim in this life except Quran is Prophet’s Muhammad life.
Muhammad and his followers traveled the Middle East, spreading the new religion and the new way of life to gain more people following them. These men and women still continue to follow the Law of Islam based off the Quran. Muslims follow the Qur’an to live by what is right by God and use the teachings of Muhammad to live by the Prophet’s example (Sechzer,
It housed about 360 gods that they worshiped. Mecca was a trading center and was also known for its hospitality. In the year 570 AD, the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was born in the city of Mecca. His uncle, Abu Talib raised him as his own as his parents died early in his life. One day, Abu Talib took him to
Islam is the last one of the Abrahamic religions that were sent by God. The religion was established by Prophet Muhammad in 610 AC when the angel Gabriel firstly appeared to him. During 20 years the Gabriel conveyed messages of God to Muhammad and those messages were included in the holy book of Muslims - the Quran. According to the Islamic beliefs, all of earlier prophets were messengers of God – Allah. However their messages were misunderstood and distorted.
Islam also praised the science, so that people who have knowledge of knowledge, making Islam as the inheritors of the Prophets. The ideology of Islam as a system, then the system knows this is human nature, who appreciate the appropriate award, which prepare meals and a suitable place to grow and bear fruit with the permission of their Lord. And this cannot be done, except with useful knowledge, true faith, and sincere worship with admirable character. Islam as an ideology in the social field is very suitable because Islam is a social religion. It aims to form a community of individuals who pious.