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Islam

(Encyclopedia) Islam släm´, s´läm, [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet Muhammad. Founded in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world…

Islam

The followers of the prophet Muhammad Islam, one of the three major monotheistic faiths, was founded in Arabia by Muhammad between 610 and 632. There are an estimated 4.6 million Muslims in North…

Islamic States

The Question: Recently I heard a radio journalist mention that there are 57 Islamic states. Is that true? And if so, which countries are Islamic states…

Brewer's: Islam

or Islamism. The true faith, according to the Mahometan notion. The Moslems say every child is born in Islam, and would continue in the true faith if not led astray into Magism, Judaism,…

Islam Primer

The Islamic world—history, beliefs, and culture Countries with the largest Muslim populations Indonesia Pakistan India Bangladesh Egypt Turkey Nigeria Iran…

Glossary of Islam

Important figures, branches, and traditions by David Johnson A-F | H-I | J-M | N-Z Aga Khan Spiritual leader of the Ismailis Alawite An Islamic sect Ali One of the Prophet's first followers…

Islam in America

Muslims move to the mainstream Related Links Islam Primer Islam Glossary of Islam Ramadan Top Eight World Religions Non-Christians in U.S. During Dec. 2000 a crescent…

Yusuf Islam

Name at birth: Stephen Demetre GeorgiouYusuf Islam recorded pop songs under the name Cat Stevens between 1966 and 1978, including the 1971 hits "Morning Has Broken" and "Peace Train." After…

Brewer's: El Islam

The religion of the Moslems. The words mean “the resigning one's-self to God.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894El KhidrEl Infante de Antequera A B C D E…