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Islam

Islam was founded in Arabia by Muhammed between A.D. 610 and A.D. 632. There are an estimated 5.4 million Muslims in Northern America and 1 billion Muslims worldwide. Muhammed was born in A.D. 570 …

ISLAM

WHERE DO MUSLIMS WORSHIP? WHY DO MUSLIMS PRAY TOWARD MECCA? HAJJQUR’ANFIND OUT MOREIslam means obedience to the will of Allah (God) and honors the laws and teachings revealed to his prophet …

Islam Glossary

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 t…

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 attending…

ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION

WHAT WAS LIFE LIKE IN MUSLIM LANDS? HOW DID ISLAM SPREAD SO QUICKLY? WHERE DID MUSLIMS TRAVEL TO? WHY WERE TEXTILES SO IMPORTANT? CALIPHSAL ANDALUSFIND OUT MOREIn AD 610, an Arab merchant called Muh…

Islam Primer

The Islamic world—history, beliefs, and culture Countries with the largest Muslim populations IndonesiaPakistanIndiaBangladeshEgyptTurkeyNigeria Iran AlgeriaMorocco …

Islam's Growing Influence

Islam in America Muslims move to the mainstream by David Johnson During Dec. 2000 a crescent symbolizing Islam stood along with the Christmas tree and the Hanukkah candelabra on the …

Organization of the Islamic Conference

Currently, the OIC has 57 member and 5 observer states Source: Organization of the Islamic Conference The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is an international organization gr…