Posts tagged ‘shrines’

Muhammad believed that there was only one God, Allah. When he began preaching the message of Allah, he met with opposition.

The society in which Muhammad lived was polytheistic – that is, it believed in many gods. Mecca, where he lived, was a religious centre. There were 360 shrines to different gods in Mecca; the city received considerable income from pilgrims to these shrines.


Write of some other time when a new idea was not accepted at first. It could be an event in your own life or something from history or current events.

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