A Muslim is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider Al-Quran al-Kareem, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of GOD?Allah swt as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad pbuh. They also follow the teachings and practices of Prophet Muhammad pbuh (sunnah) as recorded in traditional accounts (hadith). "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "one who submits (to Allah swt)". A female Muslim is sometimes called a Muslimah.