Briefly summarize the history of Islam

Write a 750- to 1,250-word paper that includes the following:

  • Brief summary of the history of Islam
  • Explain the importance of these elements for Muslims:
    • Qur’an
    • Five Pillars
    • Sharia Law and Islamic Ethics
  • Describe significant differences and similarities in how the branches of Islam (Sunni, Shiite, and Sufi) practice their traditions.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.