Understanding Islam by Peace Vision
Approx. 11,230 words.
Published on January 18, 2012.
Islam is the belief in one God, translated into Arabic as Allah. He is one Supreme Being without shape and form that we can't comprehend. In the Arabic language, the word Islam has many meanings. It comes from the root of ‘Islam’ is described literally as meaning ‘submission’, ‘surrender’, ‘peace’ and ‘safety’. Salaam is also known as one of Allah’s attributes.