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Founded: 622 CE


Origin: Arabian Peninsula (modern-day Saudi Arabia)


Founder: Muhammad


Sacred Text: Quran (or Koran)


Current Population: 1.8 billion


Introduction to Islam

How Islam Began

Books in the Library

Core Beliefs

Five Pillars of Islam

  1. Faith
  2. Prayer
  3. Charity
  4. Fasting
  5. Pilgrimage