In preparation for teaching the new GCSE course, I am having to extensively improve my understanding of Islam. I have taught Islam for many years now, but I admit that I don’t have a coherent understanding of this fascinating religion. In this post (and others to come), I’d like to share some the key things I have learned.
Islam is Abrahamic
I know that Islam is one of the Abrahamic faiths, but understanding the importance of Abraham (Ibrahim) to Muhammad has opened up my view of the whole religion.
Muhammad lived in a time and place where polytheism was the predominant belief. Makkah,…
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