Islam started when the prophet Muhammad was born, and it was formally formed in 622 A.D. throughout the Arabian peninsula. The religion has more than 1.5 billion followers in the world who all pray to Allah using the sac... More »

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Islam originated with the revelation of the Koran in 610 B.C. to the 40-year-old prophet Muhammad while he was living in the city of Mecca on the Arabian Peninsula. He began to convert people of the city to Islam during ... More »

Islam began in 610 A.D. when the prophet Muhammad experienced a visit from the angel Gabriel in a cave near Mecca. The Koran, which Muhammad dictated shortly thereafter, is considered to be the word of God through Gabrie... More »

Islam began in the first half of the 7th century A.D. In 610 A.D., the Prophet Muhammad began to receive messages from God, or Allah, and he began to preach these messages in his native Mecca. More »

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The faith of Islam spread very swiftly after the death of the Prophet Mohammad in 632 A.D., largely due to three factors. These were, in no certain order, the ease of conversion, the political consolidation of the Islami... More »

Islam originated with the revelation of the Koran in 610 B.C. to the 40-year-old prophet Muhammad while he was living in the city of Mecca on the Arabian Peninsula. He began to convert people of the city to Islam during ... More »

The religion of Islam officially began in 610 A.D., when the prophet Muhammad claimed to receive divine revelation from the archangel Gabriel, who also appears in the Judeo-Christian Bible, according to Evidence for Chri... More »