Islam, like Christianity began with Abraham. It is a monotheistic religion, which means they believe in one God and creator. Their one God is Allah. They believe that Muhammad is the messenger for Allah. Devout followers are said to honor all of the prophets as messengers of God. (Axia, 2008) The word ‘Islam’ means peace, purity, acceptance, and commitment. (Axia, 2008) Followers of Islamic religion are known as Muslims.