Islam was founded near Mecca in the Arabian peninsula of the Middle East. According to Islamic history, Muhammad visited Hira, a cave on Mount Jabal al-Nour, which is about 2 miles from Mecca. Inside Hira, Muhammad is sa... More »

The founder of Islam was the prophet Muhammad. The religion was established between the years 610 and 622 A.D. Islam is the second largest practiced religion in the world. More »

Followers of Islam believe there is a single God who created everything in the universe and has no gender, race or body. They believe there are unseen angels, such as the angel Gabriel, responsible for carrying out order... More »

www.reference.com World View Religion Islam

Islam originates in the Middle East, specifically in Mecca, now part of Saudi Arabia. It's the place where the prophet Muhammad was born, lived and died. The prophet was born around 570 CE and he received the first revel... More »

www.reference.com World View Religion Islam

Islam originated in the city of Mecca, which is on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula in modern-day Saudi Arabia. The Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, was a native of this city. More »

Islam is a religion that is found all around the world, but it is primarily found in the Middle East and North Africa. It originated in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. More »

The Five Pillars of Islam are the profession of faith (Shahadah), regulated prayer (Salah), almsgiving (Zakat), fasting (Sawm) and the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj). These pillars are defining ctenets of the Islamic faith. More »