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  Talk:Islam in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
We are simply stating that there is a segment of the Muslim population in the US that is exhibiting disafection and disloyalty with the country.
That is another topic called Islam and Slavery which goes into that but which as you well know it is one that has been heavily suppressed by the Mutaweens that roam wikipedia.
The text already states that we are describing a segment of the Muslim population and thus we are not making any statements as this being representative to the whole population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Islam_in_the_United_States   (8090 words)

 Islam in the United States - A Tentative Ascent
Islam in the United States - A Tentative Ascent
Q: The rise of Islam in the United States can be seen tangibly, every day, with the mosques that have been constructed in the nation's urban areas.
The question was whether Arabs were considered fit citizens for the United States, because at that time citizenship was defined either by being Caucasian or Negroid, and the Arabs didn't fit either profile.
www.islamfortoday.com /usahaddad.htm   (3812 words)

 A Brief History of Islam in the United States
Muslims' voices are heard speaking up for their faith in official circles, to the media and in every field of endeavor, and Muslims are now able to make a significant contribution, especially in the realm of spirituality, values and morals, to the life of this nation.
At present, the number of Muslims in the United States is estimated to be between 5 to 8 million.
Estimates indicate that by the year 2000, the number of Muslims in the United States will be greater than that of the Methodists, and that by the year 2010 the number will have doubled to 10 - 16 million.
www.islamfortoday.com /historyusa1.htm   (815 words)

 Islam in United States : Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Though the United States census does not track religious affiliation and surveys have margins of error, some useful information can be gleaned from their findings.
During the nineteenth century the Muslim presence in the United States was negligible.
Many converts to Islam have spoken at conferences and seminars on their conversions, citing differences with the Catholic Church over the concept of the Trinity and also the notion of “mysteries of the Church” behind such concepts.
www.islamawareness.net /NorthAmerica/America/history_of_musinusa.html   (4040 words)

 Islam, the Modern World, and the West
Islam in Algeria from the Country Studies at the US Library of Congress, written in 1993, this is an excellent survey of the history of Islam in Algeria from the 7th century until today.
Islam in Modern Indonesia A Conference Cosponsored by the United States-Indonesia Society and the Asia Foundation, February 7, 2002, in Washington, D.C. Among the information included at this webpage is the executive summary of the conference as well as detailed summaries of all of the scholarly presentations.
Islam in Indonesia: The Dissemination of Religious Authority in the 20th Century is an extensive program of research combining the efforts of a number of scholars and academic institutions, among which is the The Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Leiden.
www.uga.edu /islam/countries.html   (11155 words)

 Islam 101: Islam in America
At present, the number of Muslims in the United States is estimated to be on the order of between 5 to 8 million.
Estimates indicate that by the year 2000, the number of Muslims in the United States will be greater than that of the Methodists, and that by the year 2010 the number will have doubled to 10 to 16 million.
The predominant group among Muslims in the United States are Afro-Americans.
www.netmuslims.com /info/islam101_america.html   (1030 words)

 Understanding Islam and the Muslims
Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth that God revealed through all His prophets to every people.
For a fifth of the world's population, Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life.
Muslims follow a religion of peace, mercy, and forgiveness, and the majority have nothing to do with the extremely grave events which have come to be associated with their faith.
www.islamicity.com /education/understandingislamandmuslims   (122 words)

 Osama bin Laden
According to State Department data, the number of international terrorist attacks tripled to 650 in 2004.
Islam is the principal religion in much of Asia and the Mideast, some African nations and, in Europe, Albania.
Islam may be perceived as more Arab than, say, Indonesian, the country with the world's largest Muslim population, because Allah revealed the Divine Word to Mohammed, the Prophet of Islam, in Arabic.
www.healthandenergy.com /osama_bin_laden.htm   (2663 words)

 Islam in the United States of America - Islam America
Working on the assumption that American Muslims are still unknown to most Americans, the author addresses several issues which are relevant to the whole discussion of religious plurality and multiculturalism in American society.
Its contents range from Islam and the American Dream to the birth and development of the Muslim press in the United States.
Following his diplomatic stint he emigrated to the United States and returned to academic life at Howard University where he later assumed the position of department chair from 1986 to 1993.
www.islamamerica.org /articles.cfm/article_id/18   (194 words)

 The United States Goverment - Islam's Patron? - Middle East Quarterly
Islam has dominated American public life on two occasions, once during the period of the Iranian hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981, and more recently since the attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.
This distinction between Islam and terrorism, however it is made, has a profound implication for the post-September 11 concept of the enemy: the United States is fighting a war "on terror," not on militant Islam or any type of Muslims.
The "United States" here, of course, means the U.S. government, which is the source of truth and light, while the media is the source of the problem.
www.meforum.org /article/110   (4343 words)

 Islam Religion | The Religion of Islam
Charley Reese on Bigotry and Ignorance of Islam
A summary of the course of Islam's development in America, from the first explorers to slavery to proto-Islamic movements to the foundation of nation-wide orthodox Sunni organizations.
American convert to Islam, Siraji Umm Zaid, wonders at the reluctance of conservative Muslim leadership to speak against honor killings, female genital mutilation or the denial of education to women.
www.islamamerica.org   (1912 words)

 Islam 4 Real Blog - About Muslims - Free Nasheeds MP3 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ribery's reversion to Islam was first leaked by L'Express magazine earlier this year, though the weekly did not mention him by name and said that a national team player was used to frequenting a mosque in southern Marseille.
In the case of women, the Qur’an states “ O Prophet tell your wives and daughters, and believing women, that they should cast their outer garments over their persons; that is most convenient that they should be known (to be Muslims) and so as not to be annoyed…”(33:59).
Islam gives women the right to financial independence –she can earn money and spent it as she wishes, and still has right to be supported by her husband for all her needs.
www.islam4real.blogspot.com   (14620 words)

 Book Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the West and particularly in the United States, Islamism has come to be seen as a disruptive force that threatens friendly Arab regimes, has a strong anti-Western bias, is anti-democratic and a source of terrorist activity.
The other argues that political Islam is inherently hostile to the western world that Islamists are only rhetorically committed to democracy and pluralism but that their real aim is the establishment of a religious dictatorship.
This book discuses the process whereby political Islam has been identified as one of the major security threats to the new international order, and brings to light the vested interests if certain political groups within the United States in disseminating this idea.
www.islam21.net /pages/keyissues/key5-8.htm   (241 words)

 Islam in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Drew Ali reportedly was commissioned by the Sultan of Morocco to teach Islam to Negroes in the United States.
He is now regarded as one of the leading Muslim spokesmen in the United States.
United States Department of Defense, there are more than 5000 Muslims in uniform on active duty in the military.
edf3.gallaudet.edu /diversity/BGG/!ISLAM/Islami~2.htm   (2374 words)

 Internet Resources for Studying Islam
Fact Sheet: Islam in the United States details basic statistics of the Muslim community in the United States.
Islam in the United States — A Tentative Ascent.
This interview with Yvonne Haddad (a renowned scholar in the study of North American Islam) considers the condition of Muslims in the United States.
www.luthersem.edu /islam_info/link_index.htm   (1169 words)

 Islam in the U.S. Links
For those new to Islam, this discusses what exactly IS the Qur'an, the revelation of the Qur'an,what it is comprised of, and the significance of the Qur'an.
This site by the U.S. Department of State has a special section on Islam in the United States, a message from Secretary of State Madeline Albright, articles written on Islam by the media, overview of Islam, links, speeches and official texts, academic programs, selected readings, American mosques photos and essays.
In Islam, when a Muslim gets married, he/she is fulfilling half of their religion.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/3571   (4939 words)

 Pluralism Project - Statistics by Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A national newsletter is sent out, and she thinks that the national number is somewhat higher than state figures, where mail returns and deceased notification are taken out of the figures.
Martin Baumann of Germany suggested in 1997 that there were 3 or 4 million Buddhists in the United States, the most in any western country.
In the United States, he estimated there were 800,000 converts and between 2.2 and 3.2 million Buddhists in immigrant communities.
www.pluralism.org /resources/statistics/tradition.php   (1972 words)

 Arab American Studies - Academic Info
We believe misrepresentations of Islam are most often the result of ignorance on the part of non-Muslims and reluctance on the part of Muslims to articulate their case."
Scholars of Islam and the Tragedy of Sept. 11th
These scholars are members of the Study of Islam section at the American Academy of Religion, the largest international organization responsible for the academic study of religion."
www.academicinfo.net /usaarab.html   (1134 words)

 Amazon.com: Islam in the United States of America: Books: Sulayman Nyang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Islamic Values in the United States: A Comparative Study by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
Islam, Europe's Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape by Shireen T. Hunter on page 254, and page 255
Islam, Europe's Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape by Shireen T. Hunter on page 255
www.amazon.com /Islam-in-United-States-America/dp/1871031699   (771 words)

 Islam in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Perhaps if they want to issue a stamp depicting islam, then maybe they should issue one with the WTC on fire with jet fuel burtsing through the side.
The United States Postal Service announced that beginning in 1995, it would cease printing the Christmas stamps series reproducing paintings of the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus.
I recall reading that all 19 terrorists were given precise instructions in praise of allah, prior to embarking on their deadly mission that morning.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/788784/posts   (2220 words)

 English 102: Middle Eastern Culture
Strength in Numbers: The Relative Concentration of Iranian Americans Across the United States.
One of the articles found by this search is: Islamic Fundamentalism and Women's Economic Role: The Case of Iran.
Peace Watch (ISSN 1080-9864) is published six times a year by the United States Institute of Peace, an independent, nonpartisan federal institution created by Congress to promote the prevention, management, and peaceful resolution of international conflicts.
www.library.unr.edu /instruction/courses/engl/engl102mideast.html   (1513 words)

 Islam Guide: Islam in the United States (USA)
You are here: Islam Guide Home > Chapter 3, General Information on Islam > Islam in the United States
Great numbers of Americans have entered the fold of Islam.
Today, there are about five and a half million Muslims in the United States.
www.webpages.uidaho.edu /~msa/tour/ch3-17.htm   (123 words)

 US State Department/International Information Programs: Link Changed
"Islam in the United States" is no longer available, but we invite you to see Muslim Life in America at http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/muslimlife/
You can also return to the International Information Programs home page and follow the links from there.
This site is produced and maintained by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs (usinfo.state.gov).
usinfo.state.gov /usa/islam   (87 words)

 Abdul Jabbar Kareem: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States
Civil Rights Movements--United States, Minorities--United States--Political Activity, Minorities--United States--Social Conditions, Racism--United States, United States--Race Relations, United States--Social Conditions, White Supremacy Movements--United States, Whites--United States--Race Identity
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stated in Jet on February 16, 1978, that most of the fights in the NBA were with whites: If you can buy this...
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/abdul-jabbar-kareem.jsp?l=A&p=1   (1394 words)

 Islam in the U.S. Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Home » Mind & Soul » Islam in the U.S. Islam in the U.S. Anayat Durrani
Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World
Islam Today: A Short Introduction to the Muslim World
www.suite101.com /books.cfm/islam_in_the_us   (102 words)

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What area of life has wireless not yet conquered?
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Seagate hard drives have been at the forefront of technological innovation, from SATA to NCQ to SATA 3.0 Gb/s, and now perpendicular recording.
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