Answer: They believe he built the Ka`aba
Why is Abraham important to the Muslims?
Abraham is recognized as a great prophet among believers in the monotheistic faiths such as Christianity Judaism and Islam. The Quran repeatedly describes the Prophet Abraham as a man who believed in One True God and was a righteous example for us all to follow: "Abraham was not a Jew nor yet a Christian; but he was true in Faith and bowed his will to Allah (which is Islam) and he joined not gods with Allah" (Quran 3:67).
Abraham and Islam. Muslims understand Islam to be the religion of Abraham. The biblical figure of Abraham is mentioned by name in the Qur'an 69 times—more than any other person except for Moses (137 times). Muslim interpreters of the Qur'an provide additional details linking the passages in the Qur'an to the stories of Abraham known from the Bible and from Jewish and Christian interpretation.
Abraham is a very interesting figure because he is depicted in the Qur'an as somebody who from a very early age had problems trying to understand God and trying to discover God; being restless ...
Abraham is also extremely important as a leader of Islam and as a patriarch of the Islamic faith. Muslims recognize Abraham as the ancestor through whom many other prophets and saints came including Moses Jesus and Muhammad. The Quran lists in the sixth chapter some of the greatest figures to have through Abraham s progeny:
Abraham (Ibraheem in Arabic) is important to the Muslims becausehe is one of their impo...