Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Islam abby
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Islam abby


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. Islam By Abby Lueth
  • 2.
    • Abraham the forefather lives in 2000BCE
    • Abraham and Hagar the servant have a son Ishmael
    • Abraham’s wife Sarah sends Hagar and Ishmael into
    • the desert Hagar and Ishmael
    • Ishmael performs miracle of water
    • coming from his feet, making the
    • fountain of Zamzam
    • The fountain of Zamzam in Mecca
    • Generations go by and his descendent
    • Muhammad meets the angel Gabriel and
    • finds out he is messenger to Allah
    • Muhammad conquers Mecca in 629CE
    • Muhammad and Gabriel
    Early History
  • 3.
    • The Five Pillars or Duties of a Muslim Caligraphy of Shahada
    • Shahada which means you declare that Allah “There is no God but
    • Is the one and only God you believe in Allah and Muhammad is his messenger”
    • Salat which is praying toward Mecca five times a day
    • Zakzt which is giving charity to the poor
    • Sawm which is fasting every day during the month of Ramadan
    • Prayer Hajj which is making a pilgrimage
    • Positions to Mecca sometime in your life
    • Map of Pilgrimage Route
    “ There is no God but
  • 4.
    • The Koran was written a few years after the death of Muhammad
    • It was first written on bones then on paper by his followers
    • Some things in the Koran got changed over time because of the way it was written down
    • The Koran holds the Old Testament, New Testament and the Koran
    • One important part of the Koran is the 5 pillars which tell what you do in everyday life as a Muslim
    • 800 year old Koran Traditional Koran Koran at
  • 5.
    • The principal symbol for Islam is the crescent moon and star which signify the solace and understanding of worship.
    • Many Muslim women wear veils so they can be modest
    • and not be judged on their looks. The Muslim word for
    • veil is hijab.
    • The short round hat worn by Muslim men is called a tagiyah. It is worn during prayers but some Muslim men wear it all the time.
    Symbols and Dress
  • 6.
    • The Muslim place of worship is called a mosque
    • From the outside you can usually see a dome and a minaret
          • The dome is above where the prayer room is so people can hear the Imam lead prayers without a microphone
          • The minaret is a tall thin tower which is where they would call people to morning prayers
    • Mosques have fountains or baths for ritual washing before prayers
    • Mosques also have learning sessions
    • where children learn Arabic and religious
    • teachings
    • Children Learning in a Mosque
    The Mosque
  • 7.
    • Some Muslims celebrate Aqiqa which is when they shave the baby’s head and give it a Muslim name
      • Sometimes they send out
      • special cards to friends and
      • relatives
      • Aqiqa card and ceremony
    • Marriage is an important rite
    • of passage for Muslims and a
    • happy celebration
    • A Muslim bride
    • When a Muslim dies the body has to be washed and wrapped in white cloth. The burial ceremony is simple.
            • Picture of a Muslim funeral from the 1800’s
    Rites of Passage
  • 8.
    • After Muslims fast for the month of Ramadan they have two special celebrations
          • Layat al-Qadr is the “Night of Power when they read the very first verses of the Koran
          • Imaginary picture of Layat al-Qadr by a Moroccan Muslim artist
          • Eid al-Fitr is the “Festival of the Breaking of the Fast” on the last night of Ramadan
          • Pakistani Muslims praying at a Mosque during Eid al-Fitr
    • During the annual Hajj pilgrims go to the Plain of Arafat to seek God’s mercy. Muslims all over the world fast on this day.
    • Pilgrims going to Arafat
  • 9. The End (Thank You)