History Of Islam

When and where was Islam founded?

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Islam was founded in the 7th century AD.  It was founded in what is now Saudi Arabia.  The religion was founded through the efforts of a man named Muhammad who lived from 570 AD to 632.  He is not seen by Muslims as a god or anything like that --...

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Islam was founded in the 7th century AD.  It was founded in what is now Saudi Arabia.  The religion was founded through the efforts of a man named Muhammad who lived from 570 AD to 632.  He is not seen by Muslims as a god or anything like that -- he is just seen as the last prophet through whom God talked to the world.

Islam was founded when (according to Muslim beliefs) God spoke to Muhammad through the archangel Gabriel.  God gave to Muhammad the Muslim scriptures (he didn't hand them to Muhammad -- he told him what to write).  From that time on, Muhammad started to preach the word of God to the people around him.  That is when Islam began.

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