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(Encyclopedia) Islam ?slm, ?slm, [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?


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?

Islam in Africa

(Encyclopedia) Islam in Africa, the development of the Muslim religion on the African continent. During Muhammad's lifetime a group of Muslims escaped Meccan persecution (615) by fleeing to?

Islamic State

(Encyclopedia) Islamic State (IS), Sunni Islamic militant group committed to the establishment of an Islamic caliphate that would unite Muslims in a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state?

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 Primer

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

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?

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?

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?