What is Islam? Muslims are the second largest religion in the world, with over 1 billion followers. It is a monotheistic faith founded by a man named Muhammad in 7th-century Saudi Arabia.
In 662 AD, the prophet led north to the city of Medina to escape the growing persecution. Eight years later, Muhammad returned to Mecca with an army and defeated it easily.
According to Muslims belief, the angel Gabriel appeared to Muhammad, a camel driver, in a mountain cave and delivered a message from the one true god.
What is Christianity? With nearly two billion professed adherents worldwide, Christianity is currently the largest religion in the world. It has dominated western culture for centuries and remains the majority religion of Europe and Americas.
Christianity believe Jesus rose from the dead three days after the burial, and in so doing made it possible for those who believe to be forgiven of sin and attain eternal life.
The sacred text of Christianity is in the Bible, which consists of the Old Testament and the New Testament.