What happened if the events that took place was committed by Catholics or Jehovah’s witness, do you think Americans would have responded in the same manner as they did to the Muslims? 1. He was a merchant that was born in Mecca. 2.He was married and lived a simple life. 3. Muhammad was troubled by idol worship and the ills of society 4. He went to the cave to meditate and he was visited by the archangel Gabriel who called him to be the messenger of God (Allah). 5. He left on a journey to Yathrib called a Hijra. Islam is monotheistic. The Quran is the sacred text. Muslims recognize no official priests who mediate between the people and God. Muslims attend the Mosque for prayer Sharia-regulates moral conduct, family life, and business practices. 1. “There is one god but God” 2. Daily Prayer (5 times a day) 4. fasting from sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadan 5. 3. Charity to the poor (2.5% directly to the poor) Hajj – pilgrimage to Mecca. CH.11 SECTION 1 1. Muhammad welcomed the vision from God immediately, while his wife expressed doubt. 2. The first pillar of Islam states” There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God”. 3. The second pillar is confession of sins 4. The absence of a shared language caused divisions in the Muslim True or False Correct Statement 1. The flight of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca is called the_______. 2. A ______is a Muslim house of worship. 3. The fifth pillar of Islam _____or pilgrimmage to Mecca 4. When a Muslim undertakes an effort in gods service, it is known as ________ 5. The _______is the Islamic system of Law.