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  Islam in China - Mw
The first record of Islamic contact with China was the records of the Tang Dynasty which described the visit to China of the Prophet's cousin Saad ibn Abi Waqqas, which.
Given that the population of China has doubled since the 1950's if we are to accept the 1938 and 1949 figures, either the current Muslim population in China is 100 million or the Muslim populatin shrunk by a third whilst the rest of China doubled
In nortwest China where the Chinese Hui have built their mosques, there is a combination of east and west.
www.muslimwikipedia.com /mw/index.php/Islam_in_China   (1582 words)

  
 Islam in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
China, which has been close to Muslim hearts for over 1400 years, is home to millions of Muslims.
The Ancient Record of the Tang Dynasty describes this visit to China by Saad ibn Abi Waqqas (ra), Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) maternal uncle, inviting the Chinese emperor to embrace Islam in 650 C.E. This event is considered to be the birth of Islam in China.
Although the Chinese emperor at the time, Yung-Wei, found Islam to be a bit too restrictive for his taste, he respected its teachings and considered it to be compatible with the teachings of Confucius.
www.islamicbulletin.org /issues/jun99/Issue-Jun-99-china.html   (1599 words)

  
 Islam in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Chinese emperor Yung-Wei respected the teachings of Islam and considered it to be compatible with the teachings of Confucius.
According to the traditions of Chinese Muslims, this event is considered to be the birth of Islam in China.
Although the emperor of the time, Yung-Wei, found Islam to be a bit too restrictive for his taste, he respected its teachings and considered it to be compatible with the teachings of Confucius.
members.tripod.com /worldupdates/islamintheworld/id3.htm   (1758 words)

  
 Islam in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Islam was introduced to China via the silk road by Arabs.
It is used extensively in mosques in eastern China, and to a lesser extent in Gansu, Ningxia, and Shaanxi.
Islam in: Afghanistan  • Armenia  • Azerbaijan  • Bahrain  • Bangladesh  • Bhutan  • Brunei  • Cambodia  •
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Islam_in_China   (4687 words)

  
 Muslims in China - History of Islam in China
Islam in China began during the caliphate of 'Uthman ibn Affan (Allayhi Rahma, ra), the third caliph.
Even before this, the Arab traders during the time of the Prophet (pbuh), had already brought Islam to China, although this was not an organized effort, but merely as an offshoot of their journey along the Silk Route (land and sea route).
Islam is very much alive for China's Muslims who have managed to practice their faith, sometimes against great odds, since the seventh century.
chinese-school.netfirms.com /Muslims.html   (1007 words)

  
 Muslims in China: A brief history
His distinguished services to the state brought him royal favour, which he utilised for the welfare of his fellow Muslims, A living monument of his solicitude for the Chinese Muslims is the stone tablet of the Sian mosque, which commemorates some of the generous concessions that he obtained for them from the grateful Emperor.
Islam was introduced in Yunnan (literally South of Clouds) province by the soldiers of Kublai khan in the beginning of Yuan Dynasty (1260-1368 A.D.).
During the Cultural Revolution (1966-76), however, the Muslims of China were persecuted along with the Buddhists and Christians, by the ultra-leftists led by Lin Biao and the Gang of Four.
www.geocities.com /khyber007/china.html   (2676 words)

  
 Islam in China
These days, signs of religious revival abound in China, perhaps nowhere more than among the country's largest Muslim minority, the Hui, who are historically centered in this area of north-central China, where Persians and Arabs migrated in the seventh century, intermarrying with local populations.
Reliable religious data is hard to come by in China, but the country's estimated 20 million Muslims are often said to constitute the second-largest religious community, after Buddhists, who may number as many as 100 million.
Islam, for example, commands its followers to spread the religion, but China strictly prohibits proselytizing.
www.weneedtounite.com /china1.htm   (835 words)

  
 Comparative Index to Islam : CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
China's other Muslims are from various [mostly Turkic] ethnic groups and live in China's northwest.
The third period of Islam in China is the "Yihewani" (from the Arabic word "Ikhwan," meaning "Brotherhood").
The fourth period of Islam in China is that of ethnic nationalism, which was the result of government policies in China since 1979.
answering-islam.org /Index/C/china.html   (481 words)

  
 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Islam in China (650-present): Origins
Islam is one of the religions that is still officially recognised in China.
It is believed that Islam began in China during the Caliphate of Uthman ibn Affan, the third Caliph of Islam.
The Caliph sent a deputation to China in 29 AH (650 CE, eighteen years after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/religions/islam/history/china_1.shtml   (252 words)

  
 Muslims in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Traditionally, the definition of a minority nationality in China is a group of people who speak a common language, occupy a common area, and share a common sense of social values..
China's minorities comprise about 10 percent of the population, but occupy over 60 percent of the land of China - much of it strategically important and rich in natural resources.
Even before this, the Arab traders during the time of the Prophet(pbuh), had already brought Islam to China, although this was not an organized effort, but merely as an offshoot of their journey along the Silk Route (land and sea route).
www.ehalal.net /china/overview.html   (1627 words)

  
 [Islam-Online- Politic]
History portrays China as a nation that openly accommodated the needs of its Muslim citizens and implemented laws to protect their interests.
By all means its record is not flawless but Muslims in China, despite constituting a minority, have a freedom that is lacking in many of the world's nations who pride themselves on being democratic societies with respect for all races and religions.
The first Islamic University in China was opened not too long ago and the government encourages Muslims to go on the Hajj with the help of a regional pilgrimage office established more than six years ago.
www.islamonline.net /iol-english/dowalia/asia-29-1-2000/asia1.asp   (948 words)

  
 Islam in China - Ummah.com
Since Islam reached China in the middle of the 17th century, many Chinese have embraced Islam due to the simple nature of Aqidah, for its high regard in tolerance and high moral principles.
China is fighting an increasingly protracted struggle against members of its Uighur minority, who are a Turkic people with their own language and distinct Islamic culture.
China fears the influence of radical Islamic thinking filtering in from central Asia, and the role of exiles in neighbouring states and in Turkey, with which Xinjiang's majority Uighur population shares linguistic ties.
www.ummah.net /forum/showthread.php?t=31318   (6382 words)

  
 Not Learning Cantonese in Hong Kong: Islam in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The process of local Muslims being pressured towards Arab cultural standards by the members of their community who returned from studying in Middle East is a process I'm very familiar with, seeing as the same stuff has been going in on Malaysia for some time...
Their long immersion in China and isolation from Muslim-majority countries has lent their practice of Islam a distinctive flavour.
Though Han Chinese do marry into the prosperous Hui community and convert, Islam is not seeing the same wave of new believers joining churches and new quasi-Buddhist sects by the millions.
notlearningcantonese.blogspot.com /2005/03/islam-in-china.html   (1061 words)

  
 IslamiCity.com - Travel Center
Islam in China dates back to the days of the Caliphate of Uthman ibn Affan, the third khalifa of Islam.
The delegation was headed by Saad ibn Waqqas (buried in the city of Guanzhou), a maternal uncle of the Prophet.
This travel study program focuses on Muslim life in contemporary China, as well as the historical legacy of Islam in China under various dynasties and with respect to cultural and religious exchanges along the Silk Road.
www.islamicity.com /travel/china/academic.asp   (454 words)

  
 SIA Ka-Mou, More on Islam in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
I would like to comment on The Jakarta Post article on May 31 titled IAIN to cooperate with Chinese-Indonesians in which noted Muslim scholar Nurcholish Madjid stated that Islam was a faith followed in China before it arrived in Indonesia.
As early as the Sui dynasty (581-618 A.D.) during the revelation of Islam (610-632 A.D.) to Prophet Muhammad, Islam had already appeared in China.
Yet Islam has flourished and the mosques in Beijing built in 996 A.D. and the one in Xi'an originally built in 742 A.D. are all living monuments and testaments even after the collapse of many imperial dynasties.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/55/406.html   (320 words)

  
 Talk:Islam in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The figure of 100 million is derived from the total population of china doubling since then, and the expectation that the muslim population also doubled as per the example of everywhere else in the world.
Also, lots of demographers inside and outside China have worked with their census and other population statistics (from censuses and surveys) during the last 20 years or so, and by and large these figures are highly trusted.
China had been in war for some years, KMT policy initiated hyperinflation, and the KMT governement was fast losing ground to the communist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Islam_in_China   (2905 words)

  
 The Berzin Archives - The Situation of Buddhism and Islam in the People's Republic of China, 1996
Although the Muslim population in China, including both the Uighurs and Hui, is about twenty million, they have nine large colleges, each with over a hundred students.
There are 42,000 mosques in China and, unlike the Buddhist temples, all are open for worship and none are simply museums.
The Muslims do not actively convert others in China, so they pose no threat to the Han Chinese people, who form ninety-two percent of the population.
www.berzinarchives.com /islam/situation_buddhism_islam_china.html   (1138 words)

  
 Religions in China -- Influences and History -- Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Berlie, Jean A. Islam in China: Hui and Uyghurs between modernization and sinicization.
Goldstein, Melvyn C. The snow lion and the dragon, China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama.
Islam in China: religion, ethnicity, culture, and politics.
hua.umf.maine.edu /China/religion.html   (3146 words)

  
 Islam in China, May 14, 2005, Outreach World
Saturday workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims.
Two great forces moving our times in the 21st century -- Islam and China -- meet in the communities of China's Muslim "minorities" and across the broad expanses of westernmost China.
A panel of leading authorities on Islam in China join us to talk about the most significant Muslim groups in China, the Hui minorities and in Xinjiang, the Uighurs.
www.outreachworld.org /activity.asp?eventid=207   (298 words)

  
 USC - Islam in China Seminar
Recent events have demonstrated the importance of understanding the world of Islam, in all of its diversity and wherever Islam has taken root to become one of the world's great religions.
Two great forces moving our times in the 21st century - Islam and China - meet in the communities of China's Muslim "minorities" and across the broad expanses of westernmost China.
This workshop will contribute to expanding comprehension of Islamic movements not only in China, but throughout the world, while also reminding us of the growing importance of China's role in the world of the 21st century.
www.usc.edu /dept/LAS/ir/calis/seminars/islaminchina.htm   (533 words)

  
 Islam in China [Archive] - Ummah.com
China's decision to join the anti-Russian coalition was a logical effect of its gradual rapproachement with the United States.
China's apprehensions of the Taliban and their role in supporting Islamic militancy in Central Asia and Xinjiang, has led to problems with Pakistan, its long standing ally in the region which supports the Taliban.
Islam was not carried to China "by the sword" and, with minor exceptions, Muslims did not engage in proselytisation in China.
www.ummah.com /forum/archive/index.php/t-31318.html   (17894 words)

  
 Islam in China: A Critical Bibliography:0313278571:Israeli, Raphael; Gorman, Lyn:eCampus.com
Islam has permeated Chinese civilization as a religion and lifestyle for centuries.
This volume offers a summary of key developments concerning scholarship on Islam in China and presents a record of research on this topic.
The first part of the book is a narrative introduction to the history of Islam in China, the coexistence of Chinese and Muslim cultures, and contemporary issues.
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=0313278571   (171 words)

  
 UCLA Asia Institute: Islam in China -- a workshop for teachers
Islam in China -- a workshop for teachers
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims.
Pillsbury is a cultural anthropologist specializing in the comparative study of Islam around the world and Muslims in China.
www.international.ucla.edu /asia/article.asp?parentid=23325   (594 words)

  
 Islam Online- News Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
He told the audience that China's population represents 56 nationalities, ten of which have an Islamic background.
“The first official delegation was sent to China by the Caliph, Uthman ibn Affan, in approximately 651 A.D. Born in 1963 in eastern China's Shandong Province bordering the Yellow Sea, Haji Noor Deen lectures on the art of Arabic calligraphy at the Islamic College in Zhen Zhou.
After demonstrating the tools of his trade, which includes China ink and brush on rice paper and silk fabric, Haji Noor Deen proceeded to give a fascinating and interactive display of the art of calligraphy.
www.islam-online.net /English/News/2004-09/20/article02.shtml   (568 words)

  
 Brief history of Huimin and Islam in China - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
Brief history of Huimin and Islam in China - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
The magnificent Canton city mosque known to this day as the 'Memorial Mosque.'; still stands today, after fourteen centuries.
Just to iterate, the 4 accpeted religions in China are Buddhism, Doaism, Christianity, and Islam.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=38765   (1099 words)

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