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  Islam Glossary
In Islam, he is the object of submission; that is to say, in accordance with the meaning of "Islam," Moslems submit to Allah.
For Islam, Ishmael is the ancestor of the (northern) Arabs.
According to Islam, Allah is the god of the Jews and the Christians--indeed, many Jewish and Christian figures are considered Islamic prophets, such as Abraham, David, and Jesus--but Mohammed is the final prophet, who managed to bring to humanity the complete and true understanding of Allah.
uwacadweb.uwyo.edu /religionet/er/islam/IGLOSSRY.HTM   (4460 words)

 Islam in Africa Organisation (IAO)
It was the first place for hijra when the persecution of the early Muslim community became unbearable in the Arabian peninsula.
Indeed it is Islam that gave Africa its history, recorded it and guarded it jealously.
Islam gave Africa civilisation and a proud history, and was on the way to integrating it into an Islamic continent united under God's name when it was interrupted by internal decay and imperialism.
www.islaminafrica.org /backG.htm   (939 words)

In Islam, the migration of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later Madina) in 622.
Caliph Umar established the year of the hijra as the first year of the Muslim calendar, but for some reason this first year began in the month of Rabi' al-Awwal, which is the 3rd month in the calendar.
According to Muslim definitions, hijra was not a flight, although it did occur because Muhammad's life was in danger.
lexicorient.com /e.o/hijra.htm   (420 words)

 Islam — Infoplease.com
Islam, one of the three major monotheistic faiths, was founded in Arabia by Muhammad between 610 and 632.
Islam spread quickly, stretching from Spain in the west to India in the east within a century after the prophet's death.
Islam succeeded in uniting an Arab world of separate tribes and castes, but disagreements concerning the succession of the prophet caused a division in Islam between two groups, Sunnis and Shi'ites.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001468.html   (750 words)

 Religious Movements Homepage: Islam
Islam is such a fundamental aspect of everyday life of most Arabs, that the secular societies of the West find difficult to relate to it.
Islam came to the forefront of American culture when it was adopted by African Americans during the tumultous 1960s, when Malcolm X defined Islam as the religion of his people and a means of "Black Empowerment".
Islam in the United States: This is a link for Islams in the United States, addressing currentevents, local practices and laws pertaining to their rights and beliefs.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/islam.html   (7081 words)

 Basic Info about Islam
Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, was born in Mecca in c.
Islam regards the original Torah of Moses (the first five books of the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible), the Psalms of DAVID and the teachings of JESUS as being no less divinely revealed than the KORAN, although the Koran is believed to be God's final, complete, unadulterated and authoritative revelation.
ISLAM reveres the Old Testament patriarchs and prophets (especially ABRAHAM and MOSES) as true messengers of God, and considers Jesus as a virgin-born prophet of special pre-eminence, in whom the Word and Spirit of God were manifest.
www.riifs.org /feedbackonislam/basicinfo.htm   (1317 words)

 Muslim Calendar
The other common name of the Muslim calendar is "hijra", referring to the fleeing of the Prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later Madina).
The hijra calendar starts counting its days starting on July 16, 622 CE, which is the estimated date of Muhammad's flight to Yathrib.
Hence the symbol of Islam — the crescent moon.
lexicorient.com /e.o/islam_cal.htm   (444 words)

This implies the faith that every supplicational prayer ("du`a") done by a faithful hijra will be fulfilled because she is specially blessed as a compensation for the fact that she is denied to have children and a "normal" family life as a born woman.
In India and Pakistan the muslim shrines at the graves of Sufi saints are usually the places where hijras use to frequent and to hijras the "urs" festivals, celebrating the "returning home" of prominent muslim saints, are also an occasion to hold meetings between mukhannathun from different parts of India.
Sometimes Pakistani hijras in general relate themselves to the dervish orders, claiming a shared view on life and sexuality (though this is surely not true for all hijras).
www.geocities.com /leylasuhagi/hijraislam.html   (684 words)

 Hijra (Migration From Plot)
The calendar year of Islam begins not with the birthday of our prophet (peace be on him), not from the time that the revelation came to him (Bethat) nor from the time of his ascension to heaven, but with the migration (Hijra) from an undesirable environment into a desirable place to fulfill Allah's command.
It was migration from a plot that was set by the leaders of the Quraysh who were plotting to kill prophet Muhammad, and to destroy the truth that today is being conveyed to mankind everywhere against tyranny and injustice.
It was understood by the leaders of the non-believers, Quraysh, that the message of Islam was and is spreading and that those who have accepted the revelation and the prophecy of the prophet were so strong that no enemy could destroy them.
www.islamic-city.com /islam/hijra.htm   (1052 words)

 Islamic Voice - Shaban / Ramadan 1423 H
Ramadan, the fifth Hijra year: preparations were made for the battle of the tunnel which took place in Shawwal of the same year.
Ramadan 414H Hijra: Abdul Rahman Ibn Hisham was appointed Caliph in Cordoba.
Islam has provided the believers with unique opportunities for self-examination which compel them to turn inwards, make a journey into the soul to purify it and bring it to perfection.
www.islamicvoice.com /november.2002/ramadan.htm   (13764 words)

 MidEast Web - A brief history of Islam and the Arabs
Islam arose in the Arabian peninsula, and its history and rites are connected with it.
Islam and Arab culture developed a model of toleration and coexistence long before these were practiced in the West.
Conversion to Islam was made particularly attractive because it resulted in reduction of taxes, freedom from slavery for captive and the possibility of advancement.
www.mideastweb.org /islamhistory.htm   (7487 words)

Takfir is the legal ascription of unbelief (excommunication) to an individual or group, while hijra signifies Muhammad's original flight or migration from Mecca to Medina, serving as a model for contemporary disentanglement from the corrupt society and regime in Egypt.
This was in line with revivalist (salafi) (18) views, and contradicted the traditionalist view of Islam as the total of the sacred source texts of Quran and the Prophet's example and traditions (Sunna), plus all scholarly interpretation and consensus over the ages.
Its goal was the revival of Islam not so much by harmonizing it with modern times as advocated by the reformers, but by a return to the pristine Islam of the pious forbears (salaf).
meria.idc.ac.il /journal/1999/issue3/jv3n3a1.html   (4501 words)

 Islamic History
Islam and Islamic History in Arabia and the Middle East This is a well-written survey in some detail (more than the previous link) and organized according to dynasty.
Islam in Africa In this article, Professor 'Abdur Rahman Doi of Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria discusses the early history of Islam in Africa, from the year 615 CE until the early eighth century CE.
The Spread of Islam in West Africa In this article, Professor 'Abdur Rahman Doi begins with the 8th Century CE and discusses the history of Islam in the ancient empires of Western Sudan: Ghana, Mali, Songhay, Kanem-Bornu, and Hausa-Fulani land.
www.uga.edu /islam/history.html   (1699 words)

 Introducing Islam
This means that Islam rejects the idea of trinity or such a unity of God which implies more than one God in one.
The Prophets of Christianity and Judaism are indeed the Prophets of Islam.
Islam allows Muslims to eat everything which is good for the health.
www.ilaam.net /Brochures/Brochure-01.html   (1650 words)

 Islam: Al Takfir Wal Hijra
Islam is not a new religion, but a final restatement of the original revelation that has been conveyed to humanity by messengers and prophets sent by GOD The original, unchanged revelations given to Abraham and other prophets(like Moses and Jesus) reaching back to Adam all came from the One True God(The Creator).
Islam teaches us that we must pray directly to God without an intermediary and no soul can bear the burden of another and that the nature of humanity is good, and we did not inherit sin from Adam.
Islam allows women to keep their maiden name after marriage, their earned money and spend it as they wish, and ask men to be their protector as women on the street can be molested.
en.allexperts.com /q/Islam-947/Al-Takfir-Wal-Hijra.htm   (4655 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Al-Hijra
The Qur'an uses the word Hijra to mean moving from a bad place or state of affairs to a good one — and so Muslims may think about how their faith helps them leave behind bad ways of living and achieve a better life.
The date marks the beginning of Islam as a community in which spiritual and earthly life were completely integrated.
Islam now developed as a combined spiritual and earthly community, with political and military power working hand in hand with spiritual power and guidance.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/religions/islam/holydays/alhijra.shtml   (300 words)

 Understanding Islam and Muslims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth that God revealed through all His prophets to every people.
Islam considers itself to be the 'primordial religion', din al-hanif, it seeks to return man to his original, true nature in which he is in harmony with creation, inspired to do good, and confirming the Oneness of God.
Islam sees a woman, whether single or married, as an individual in her own right, with the right to own and dispose of her property and earnings.
islamicity.com /Mosque/uiatm/un_islam.htm   (4555 words)

 6.4: The emigration (The Hijra)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Makkah is, of course, the capital of Islam in Arabia and the birthplace of Muhammad (pbuh).
Muhammad, however, was born in Paran, he became the prophet of Islam there, and it was the capital of the Islamic religion in that day and this.
Well, the reason for this is that Islam was indeed first revealed to Muhammad (pbuh) in Makkah, however, he and his followers remained persecuted and in constant fear of death from the pagans of Arabia while they resided in Makkah (see chapter 10).
members.aol.com /IslamTeam/hijra.htm   (934 words)

 Islam | What Christians Should Know | www.30-days.net
"Islam" is the Arabic word for submission to the will of God (Allah), the name of the religion originating in Arabia during the 7th century AD through the Prophet Mohammed.
Followers of Islam are known as Muslims, or Moslems, and their religion embraces every aspect of life.
Shari'a is the sacred law of Islam, and applies to all aspects of life, not just religious practices.
www.30-days.net /islam/islam.htm   (402 words)

 itsIslam - Articles - Holy Days in Islam
The Qur'an uses the word Hijra to mean moving from a bad place or state of affairs to a good one - and so Muslims may think about how their faith helps them leave behind bad ways of living and achieve a better life.
Because if changes were made in religious matters it would imply that Islam was not complete when it was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), or that the Prophet (pbuh) did not tell Muslims everything that was revealed to him.
The Festival of sacrifice which marks the end of the Hajj or holy pilgrimage, which is one of the 5 pillars of Islam, however it is celebrated by all Muslims, not just those who are on the pilgrimage.
www.itsislam.net /articles/holy_days.asp   (1126 words)

 Story of the Hijrah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
On the annual Pilgrimage to the Ka'aba(still a pagan shrine) about 70 inhabitants of Yathrib had accepted Islam and invited Muhammad to their city, where he and his followers would be given sanctuary.
Here he settled and built his house which served as a gathering place for his followers and as a model fora masjid which would be later built on the site.
The Hijra proved to be a decisive event that turned around the history of the world.
www.islamicschool.net /articles/hijrah.htm   (286 words)

 Islam the youngest and fastest growing world religion
The most important characteristics that people gain through Islam are love, mercy, cooperation, self-sacrifice, tolerance and forgiveness.
According to the morality of Islam, people are free to choose the belief that they wish.
These are commonly known as the Five Pillars of Islam.
www.bernesoftware.com /Islam/Islam.htm   (617 words)

 Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims
In the seventh month (Rajab) of the second year of Hijra, i.e., fifteen months after the migration from Makkah, the Apostle sent seven men under the command of his cousin, Abdullah ibn Jahash, to Nakhla, an oasis in the south, where they had to watch the movements of a certain caravan of the Quraysh.
The command to change the Qibla was given in verse 144 of the second chapter of Al-Qur’an al-Majid.
In Sha'aban (8th month) of the second year of Hijra, fasting during the month of Ramadan (9th month) was made mandatory for the Muslims.
www.al-islam.org /restatement/21.htm   (775 words)

 The Qur'anic Manuscripts
Many fragments of early Qur'anic manuscripts were shown by Orientalists notably Nabia Abbott in her work The Rise of the North Arabic script and its Kur'anic development, with a full description of the Kur'an manuscripts in the Oriental Institute (1939, University of Chicago Press).
Below are the examples of the 1st century hijra manuscripts written in the hijazi and the Kufic scripts.
E 20: A Qur'anic Manuscript From 2nd Century Hijra From The Institute Of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia.
www.islamic-awareness.org /Quran/Text/Mss   (2639 words)

 Islam Library
The question is not about Muslim people as such, but about Islam the religion, whether it can be a part of a global community in an honestly "multi-cultural" or "pluralistic" way, i.e., the way shown by the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution, which grew out of English Common Law and the Bible.
Islam: Hijra and Sacred Space -- Patrick Sookhdeo on the Islamic view of immigration.
Islam, I believe, is being used by globalists for their own purposes -- just like the homosexual folks.
theroadtoemmaus.org /RdLb/33Rlg/Islm/00Islam.htm   (2299 words)

 Islam - ReligionFacts
Islam is a monotheistic religion based on the revelations received the Prophet Muhammad in the 7th century, which were later recorded in the Qur'an.
The word "Islam" means "submission," reflecting the religion's central tenet of submitting to the will of God.
Islamic practices are defined by the Five Pillars of Islam: faith, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage and alms.
www.religionfacts.com /islam/index.htm   (95 words)

 Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims
When most of the Muslims left Makkah and settled in Yathrib, it occurred to the idolaters that if Islam struck roots in the oasis in their north, and became viable, it would pose a threat to their commercial interests in Syria.
This event is celebrated in the history of Islam as Hijra or Migration.
Ali's role guaranteed the success of the Hijra (Migration) of Muhammad, and the success of Hijra alone made the birth of the political state of Medina possible.
www.al-islam.org /restatement/18.htm   (2547 words)

 Hegira, Hijra, Hejira, Hijrah
Hegira (from the Arabic hijra, which means breaking off relations, abandoning one's tribe, or migrating) refers to the departure of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca in AD 622.
Muhammad met a group of people from the oases of Yathrib (or Medina, as it later came to be known), who realized that Muhammad might help them with their domestic political problems.
The migration (or Hijra) of the Prophet was later taken as the starting point of Muslim chronology.
mb-soft.com /believe/txh/hegira.htm   (497 words)

 Hijra: Story and Significance
Hijra: Story and Significance is a timely work in which Dr. Zakaria Bashier gives a moving account of the story of Hijra, a story of endurance and triumph in the face of seemingly insuperable adversity, of idealism and courageous faith in the possibility of a just and free Islamic state.
Hijra symbolizes the eternal imperative of Islam: to make the society submit to One God alone.
As Muslims stand on the threshold of the fifteenth century of Hijra, Dr. Bashier, stressing the multi-dimensional implications of Hijra, argues for the rebuilding of a fully aware conscience and a truly independent Muslim community.
www.onlineislamicstore.com /b3766.html   (257 words)

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