Dar al-Islam Abode of Islam 7 th century Arabia Trade between Byzantium, Sassanid Iran, and Axum (Ethiopia ) Mecca’s Pre-Islamic Foundations Adam and Eve: Shrine and Tomb Circumambulation by Noah’s ark Abraham (Ibrahim), Ismael, and Hagar 1892 BCE Zamzam spring Rebuilt shrine—Ka’ba
Abode of Islam
God the eternal!
He begets not and is not begotten!
Nor is there like unto Him anyone!”
- The Quran 2:344
Following in the tradition of previous prophets: Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Solomon, Jesus
All had been Muslim, but had turned astray or not gotten the entire message
Islam = Submission
Muslim = one who submits (to the will of God)
People of the Book
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