How did the Christians and Muslim fight in the first place? Jerusalem was the midpoint of belief for three of the world’s major religion. For the Jews, it was their motherland. For the Muslims, it was where the Prophet Muhammad risen to heaven. And for the Christians, it was where Jesus Christ was born and crucified, and the place where most of the New Testament took place.
Islam is one of the world’s largest religions. Muhammad founded the religion of Islam in the 7th century AD and is considered the chief prophet of the faith. Muhammad wrote the holly Islamic book call the Quran, which Muslims believe was told to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Muhammad’s vision was to bring people back to the one true God. Islam affected the Arabian Peninsula in many ways.
| Founder | Jesus Christ (c. 4 B.C. - 30 A.D.) | Mohammed (570 - 632 A.D.) 1 | Abraham (First Patriarch, born c. 1800 B.C.) | Divisions | Three main groups: Orthodox, Protestant and Roman Catholic. | Two main groups: Sunni and Shia (The division occured due to a dispute as to the legitimate successor of the prophet Mohammed). There is also a mystical/ascetic movement in Islam known as Sufi.
The sacred text of the Book of Revelation was given to the Apostle John by Jesus. It is recorded in the first chapters 1-3 in lBook of Revelation. There are other books that are accredited to Johns writings in the New Testament, such as the Gospel of John and the First, Second, and Third John. Other parts of John's journey's and history he is known for the many churches that he founded and built throughout Asia Minor. Apostle John, died at the age of three score and 8 years (very young man, compared to many that lived past a hundred.
During the Creation era the Egyptians were discovering ink for writing and building the first libraries (Tyndale, 1997). From what I an able to read the Creation era began around 2500 B.C. and ended as the Patriarch era began in 2133 B.C The Patriarch era, which began around 2133 B.C., notes Abraham as a key figure. This second era comes form Genesis chapter’s 12 thru 50. Abraham was the human father of the Jews and Arabs, and the Spiritual father of all those who believed on the Messiah Abraham fathered two sons, Esau and Jacob.
In 622, Muhammad decided to leave. He moved from Mecca to Medina, 250 miles north. Along the way, he spread his teachings to new people. This shows how migration spread the knowledge of Islam to more people. In Islam, one of the Five Pillars of Islam, is pilgrammage.
Around this same time Jesus was rejected by his own people of Nazareth. Jesus’ final week was April 30 AD where he was arrested, tried, and executed on the grounds of blasphemy by the order of Jewish religious leaders. The Prophet Muhammad was born in the year 570 CE. Muhammad was born in the
The Dome of the Rock was built from 685-691 AD by Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, who was a caliph. He built it in Jerusalem. It is a shrine for Muslims, and he wanted it to be a symbol for Jews and Christians to accept Islam. For the Jews, it was from its location, and for the Christians, it was the interior design. It is one of the oldest Islamic monument that has survived throughout many time periods.
Islamic art and architecture Introduction Islamic art and architecture, works of art and architecture created in countries where Islam has been dominant and embodying Muslim precepts in its themes. Background In the century after the death (A.D. 632) of the prophet Muhammad, his Arab followers spread his teachings through Egypt and N Africa, as far west as Spain, and as far east as Sassanid Persia. Because of their rapid expansion and the paucity of the earlier artistic heritage of the Arabian Peninsula, the Muslims derived their unique style from synthesizing the arts of the Byzantines, the Copts, the Romans, and the Sassanids. The great strength of Islamic art as a whole lies in its ability to synthesize native design elements with imported ones. Abstract decoration of the surface is an important factor in every work of Islamic art and architecture, whether large or small.
HAJJ: The Ultimate Purification for a Muslim Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is one the pillars of Islam which states that every adult Muslim male and female, who is physically and financially capable, should go on Hajj at least once in his or her entire lifetime. It is one of the largest pilgrimages in the world. According to author Dr. Ali Shariati, “Hajj is man’s evolution towards Allah. It is a symbolic demonstration of philosophy of Creation of Adam”(Shari’ati,Hajj IX). Hajj takes place at a specific time of the Muslim lunar calendar.