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  Islamic History in Arabia and Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Islamic Spain then became a bridge by which the scientific, technological, and philosophical legacy of the 'Abbasid period, along with the achievements of al-Andalus itself, passed into Europe.
In the first century of Islamic rule in Spain the culture was largely derived from that of the flourishing civilization being developed by the 'Abbasids in Baghdad.
The list of Islamic Spain's contributions to the West, in fact, is almost endless.
www.islamicity.com /mosque/ihame/Ref4.htm   (1705 words)

  
 Islam - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Muslims assert that the main written record of revelation to humankind is the Qur'an, which they believe to be flawless, immutable, and the final revelation of God to humanity.
Muslims hold that Islam is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to mankind since Adam, with the Qur'ān (the one definitive text of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
Muslims believe that the Qur'an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel on numerous occasions between the years 610 and Muhammad's death in 632.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/i/s/l/Islam.html   (5346 words)

  
 Islam - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Muslims hold that Islam is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to mankind since Adam, with the Qur'ān (the one definitive text of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
Muslims believe that the Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel on numerous occasions between the years 610 and the prophet's death in 632.
Muslims hold that the Qur'an available today is the same as that revealed to Prophet Muhammad and by him to his followers, who memorized his words.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Islamic   (5315 words)

  
 Islamic Family Law and Justice for Muslim Women
The dowry in itself is already being perceived as a symbol of the man’s ‘ownership’ of his wife, and the woman who has to return half the dowry is dealt a double blow, as the ensuing divorce often arises from circumstances involving victimization of the woman.
Case statement is included in the divorce summons, that is, a list of various particulars such as the grounds for divorce; the matrimonial properties; the names and ages of children, etc. The summons and case statement are served on the defendant and both parties, husband and wife, are required to attend the hearing.
This new discourse is still in the formative stage and its future depends on the balance of power between the traditionalists and modernists among the Muslims and the ability of women’s organisations to have their voices heard and the role of the civil society in relation to it.
www.asiasource.org /asip/muslimwomen.cfm   (7386 words)

  
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Muslims do not regard him as the founder of a new religion, but rather believe him to be the last in a line of prophets of God and regard his mission as one of restoring the original monotheistic faith of Adam, Abraham and other prophets of Islam that had become corrupted by man over time.
Islamic laws that were covered expressly in the Qur’an were referred to as hudud laws and include specifically the five crimes of theft, highway robbery, intoxication, adultery and falsely accusing another of adultery, each of which has a prescribed "hadd" punishment that cannot be forgone or mitigated.
Muslim countries dominated trade in the Indian Ocean and the Sahara and it was through trade, Sufi preachers, and interaction with locals that Islam grew in areas such as the Sahel and the East Indies.
www.coolpup.net /mod3.php?title=Islam   (8077 words)

  
 Educating Muslim Children
As Muslims our educational aim is to develop the personalities of our children to the end that they will be conscious of their responsibility to Allah (the Creator) and to fellow humans.
Muslim families are at a disadvantage in meeting the psychological and spiritual needs of the children.
Islamic identity, according to some, refers to characteristics of thought, behavior, and attitudes emanating from the Islamic beliefs; and it should be manifested in an Islamic way of life.
www.irfi.org /articles/articles_1_50/educating_muslim_children.htm   (2934 words)

  
 Muslim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Many writers used to call Muslims "Mohamedans" or meaning "followers of Mohammed" but this terminology considered incorrect and insulting because it is to imply that they worship the prophet Muhammad contrary to the fundamental principles of itself.
Early Muslim philosophy is widely credited with being the bridge between classical Greco-Roman civilization and the of The Renaissance.
A list of Islamic terms in Arabic provides simple definitions of the most concepts by which society religion and law ruled.
www.freeglossary.com /Muslim   (1499 words)

  
 Islam - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Muslims hold that it is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to mankind since Adam, with the Qur'ān (the one definitive text of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
However, Muslims disagree with the Christian theology concerning the unity of God (the doctrine of the Trinity and that Jesus is the eternal Son of God).
Under the Islamic state, they were exempt from the draft, but were required to pay a tax known as jizyah, part of which went to charity and part to finance churches and synagogues.
www.egnu.org /thelema/Islam   (4596 words)

  
 sociology - Islam
Muslims assert that the main written record of revelation to mankind is the Qur'an, which they believe to be flawless, immutable and the final revelation of God.
However, Muslims strictly disagree with the Christian theology concerning the unity of God (the doctrine of the Trinity and that Jesus is the eternal Son of God), seeing it as akin to polytheism.
In the period of Islamic empire, apostasy was considered treason, and was accordingly treated as a capital offense; death penalties were carried out under the authority of the Caliph.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Islam   (4930 words)

  
 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Islam
Muslims assert that the main written record of revelation to humankind is the Qur'an, which they believe to be flawless, immutable, and the final revelation of God.
Muslims hold that Islam is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to mankind since Adam, with the Qur'and#257;n (the one definitive text of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
Within a century of his death, an Islamic state stretched from the Atlantic ocean in the west to central Asia in the east, which however was soon torn by Fitnas.
upto11.net /generic_wiki.php?q=islam   (4523 words)

  
 Islamic History in Arabia and Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Even in China (which has a Muslim population of some forty million) and the Central Asian republics of the CIS (ex-USSR), Arabic can be heard in the shahadah, in prayer, and in the chanting of the Quran.
Wherever artistic ornamentation and decoration were required, therefore, Muslim artists, forbidden to depict, human or animal forms, for the most part were forced to resort either to what has since come to be known as "arabesque" (designs based on strictly geometrical forms or patterns of leaves and flowers) or, very often, to calligraphy.
The list of everyday uses is almost endless: coins and paper money bear the work of expert calligraphers, wall posters and advertising signs in every town show the calligrapher's art, as do the cover and title page of every book, and the major headlines in every newspaper and magazine have been written by hand.
www.islamicity.com /mosque/ihame/Ref3.htm   (1808 words)

  
 frontline: teacher center: teachers guide: muslims| PBS
The first column is for "Beliefs about Muslims prior to viewing." The second column is for "Contradictions or confirmations." The third column is a place for comments or questions to bring up for discussion after viewing the film.
Typically, students will list a mixture of stereotypes and facts, so it will be important for teachers to be able to differentiate between the two.
Islamic Networks Group (ING) is a nonprofit, educational organization based in San Francisco that delivers presentations relating to Islam and the Muslim world with the goal of eliminating stereotyping through education.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/muslims/activities.html   (1267 words)

  
 The American Muslim Dilemma - Council on Foreign Relations
A new report from the Council on American-Islamic Relations notes that incidents of anti-Muslim discrimination in the United States rose 30 percent from 2004 to 2005 (PDF).
In the “Detroit sleeper cell” case, the conviction on terror charges of a group of Detroit Muslims was quickly overturned after the revelation that prosecutors withheld evidence and gave misleading testimony (WashPost).
A special report from the George Washington University and the University of Virginia found a shortage of Muslim religious leaders to serve the demands of U.S. inmates, which allows extremist Muslims to more effectively recruit among the vulnerable prison population (PDF).
www.cfr.org /publication/11508/american_muslim_dilemma.html   (965 words)

  
 Bay de Noc UU
However, Muslims reject the Christian theology concerning the unity of God (the doctrine of the Trinity which regards Jesus as the eternal Son of God), seeing it as akin to polytheism.
In orthodox Islamic theology, conversion from Islam to another religion is forbidden and punishable by death.
The crescent and star are often said to be Islamic symbols, but flag historians say that they were the insignia of the Ottoman empire, not of Islam as a whole.
www.baydenocuu.org /Islam.htm   (5066 words)

  
 Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Islamic teaching sees Judaism and Christianity as derivations of the teachings of certain of these prophets - notably Abraham - and therefore acknowledges their Abrahamic roots, whilst the Qur'an calls them People of the Book.
The Muslim creed in English: :I believe in God; and in His Angels; and in His Scriptures; and in His Messengers; and in The Final Day; and in Fate, that Good and Evil are from God, and Resurrection after death be Truth.
Within a century of his death, an Islamic state stretched from the Atlantic ocean in the west to central Asia in the east, which however was soon torn by Fitnas.
islam.iqnaut.net   (5356 words)

  
 MuslimHeritage.com - Topics
The final event was the death sentence for the traditional Muslim city through the introduction of new alien morphological, socio-cultural and economic characteristics.
After independence, Muslim countries, in their quest for development, adopted a policy of modernisation leading to further alienation of the little left of the traditional Muslim city.
Hamdan (1962) shared this view arguing that towns in the Islamic period were an extension of the pre-existing ones and some of their morphological features were inherited and others emerged through the process of convergence.
www.muslimheritage.com /topics/default.cfm?ArticleID=206   (2288 words)

  
 Islam information - Search.com
Muslims hold that Islam is essentially the same belief as that of all the messengers sent by God to humanity since Adam, with the Qur'an (the text used by all sects of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
Muslims hold that the Qur'an available today is the same as that revealed to Muhammad and by him to his followers, who memorized and wrote down his words.
Islamic laws that were covered expressly in the Qur’an were referred to as hudud laws and include specifically the five crimes of theft, highway robbery, intoxication, adultery and falsely accusing another of adultery, each of which has a prescribed "hadd" punishment that cannot be forgone or mitigated.
webshots.search.com /reference/Islam   (5086 words)

  
 Islamic Philosophy
This textbook is compiled for the purpose of introducing the students of the Islamic seminaries in Qom to the rudiments of Islamic philosophy.
That is, Islamic philosophy starts from an acceptance of the premise that Existence, or reality, actually and already exists, external to and independent from ourselves as human beings, and it names the very Being of Existence itself as Allah.
Muslims reject the Christian doctrines that Jesus was God and that God is in three persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit); they believe that Jesus was a prophet and that God is one...
www.erraticimpact.com /~topics/html/islamic_philosophy.htm   (1447 words)

  
 Western Muslims Information
The numbers of Western Muslims greatly decreased after the completion of the Reconquista, as non-Christians were forced to convert to Catholicism or leave the Iberian Peninsula during the persecutions of the Spanish Inquisition of the 15th century.
For centuries afterwards, there were very very few Muslims to be found in the West until the 20th Century, when Muslim populations began to expand throughout the West, mostly due to large-scale immigration, but also due to conversion by non-Muslims.
Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall, Islamic and Middle-East scholar, novelist, and translator of the Qur'an to the English Language.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Western_Muslims   (625 words)

  
 IslamOnline.net - Muslim Cultures in Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Includes topics on the spread of Islam in Africa and Islamic art and crafts in particular regions and cultures.
Islamic website that aims to present the history of Islam in Africa in an accessible way.
This is a school of the Muridiyya Sufi brotherhood led by the renowned Murid scholar and leader Cheikh Abdoulaye Dièye.
www.islamonline.net /English/In_Depth/MuslimAfrica/topic03.shtml   (832 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Islam and Muslim History in South Asia: Books: Francis Robinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
His view that Islamic separatism is more than just a convenient tool for the elite to use and has strong roots in the nature of Islam also has some truth in it, but he may overstate the case.
This idealization of Islamic piety may spring from some personal antipathy to the "godless, secular west" or it may just be that Herr Professor feels that the "natives" are best governed by their own quaint rules and are not yet "ready" for such strong spirits as secularism and liberalism.
Humankind's Inhumanity: A list by Elle Ackers "Dulce_Quod_Utile"
www.amazon.com /Islam-Muslim-History-South-Asia/dp/0195649672   (1839 words)

  
 FSE Project | Muslim Sexual Ethics
Article from a fairly traditional perspective addressing issues related to how the hijab should be understood, and its relationship to “chastity” in the practice of Muhammad and Jesus.
Muslim man who argues that the importance placed on hijab in Muslim communities not only alienates some women but diverts attention from more pressing issues facing Muslims in the West and in the world.
Essay by a Muslim woman who argues that Q. 4:34 refers to a balance of power in marriage, where women have a primary responsibility for childbearing and rearing and men have both the responsibility of support and the right of leadership.
www.brandeis.edu /projects/fse/muslim/mus-web.html   (1821 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Why I Am Not a Muslim: Books: Ibn Warraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It is well to bear in mind while reading this book the distinction between theory and practice; the distinction between what Muslims ought to do and what they in fact do; what they should have believed and done as opposed to what they actually believed and did.
In another place he argues that also "Islamic Philosophy" is a contradiction in terms, because philosophy was regarded as a "foreign science, which led to heresy, doubt, and total unbelief".
At the same time Muslims resist any attempt to apply the same analysis to their only holy books, and in the process seem to have convinced most Western Islamicists to resist as well.
www.amazon.com /Why-I-Am-Not-Muslim/dp/1591020115   (2840 words)

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