Islam is the world's fastest growing religion consisting of 1 billion+ followers...
22% of world's population.
Islamic followers are called Muslims,
meaning "submit to the will of ALLAH.
Founded about 620 c.e. by the Prophet Mohammed
in which it is said that the angel Gabriel
visited him during his meditations.
There are over 70 different groups. From the mostly traditional Sunni's, to the
more orthodox Shiites.
Islam shares common ancestry with both the
Jews (and their prophets), and the Christians,
believing Jesus was a "prophet, detailed in
the Koran (Qur'an)