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 MUSLIMS
Muslims believe that the Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad when Allah (God) sent an angel to dictate a series of revelations to him; Muhammad then recited this to his companions, many of whom were said to have memorized it and written it down on available material.
As Muslims believe that Muhammad is the last of a long line of prophets, they have taken his message to be a sacred trust, and have taken great care to ensure the message was assembled and transmitted in a manner that did not betray that trust.
Muslims do not follow the laws of the Qur'an exclusively; they also follow the examples of the prophet, which is known as the Sunnah, and the understanding of the Qur'an contained in the teachings of the prophet known as the Ahadith.
www.websters-online-dictionary.com /definition/muslims   (6625 words)

  
 Articles and FAQs about Islam, Muslims, Allah, Muhammad (pbuh), Quran, Hadith, Woman, Fiqh and Fatwa.
Muslims follow a religion of peace, mercy, and forgiveness, and the majority has nothing to do with the extremely grave events, which have come to be associated with their faith.
Muslims believe in a chain of prophets starting with Adam and including Noah, Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Job, Moses, Aaron, David, Solomon, Elias, Jonah, John the Baptist and Jesus, (peace be upon them).
Before the Prophet (peace be upon him) died at the age of 63, the greater part of Arabia was Muslim, and within a century of his death Islam had spread to Spain in the West and as Far East as China.
www.islamicfinder.org /faq/list.php?lang=english   (3847 words)

  
  Muslim
Many English writers used to describe Muslims as "Mohamedans" or "Mohametans", meaning "followers of Mohammed", but this terminology incorrect and insulting, because it implies that they worship the prophet Muhammad, which is against the fundamental principles of Islam itself.
What Europeans call the "Dark Ages" were in fact the golden age of civilization for Muslims and Islam itself, which spread extremely rapidly through Asia to China in its first decades of existence, and then spread more slowly to Africa and Indonesia.
Muslim culture began to revive after World War I, and some consider 1979 to be a crucial year when several events (peace between Israel and Egypt, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and Iranian revolution[?]) conspired to "wake up" the Muslim civilization.
www.fastload.org /mu/Muslim.html   (572 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Muslims
Muslims do not recommend this spelling because it is often pronounced "mawzlem," which sounds like an Arabic word for "oppressor." Many English-language writers used to call Muslims "Mohammedans" or "Mahometans", meaning "followers of Mohammed", but this terminology is considered incorrect and insulting, because Muslims think it implies that they worship the prophet -1...
Early Muslim philosophy can be starkly divided into four clear sets of influences: First, the life of Muhammad or sira which generated both the Quran (revelation) and hadith (his daily utterances and discourses on social and legal matters), during which philosophy was defined by acceptance or rejection of his...
Even though Islam and Muslims have their fair share of bigoted critics, the negative stereotypes and bad press that commonly malign Islam these days are ultimately the fault of Muslims since they've allowed themselves to be seduced by nascent modern interpretations of Islam that are often unduly militant, subtly self-righteous and spiritually arid.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Muslims   (3657 words)

  
  Muslim: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Early Muslim philosophy is widely credited with being the vital bridge between classical Greco-Roman civilization and the Europeans of The Renaissance.
A list of Islamic terms in Arabic provides simple definitions of the most important concepts by which society, religion and law were ruled.
Muslim culture began to revive after World War I, and some consider 1979 to be a crucial year when several events (peace between Israel and Egypt, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and Iranian revolution[?]) conspired to "wake up" the Muslim civilization.
www.encyclopedian.com /mu/Muslim.html   (570 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Muslim Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Muslim civilization is over fourteen centuries old, and is one of the greatest world civilizations.
Early Muslim philosophy is widely credited with being the vital bridge between classical Greco-Roman civilization and the Europeans of The Renaissance.
Muslim culture began to revive after World War I, and some consider 1979 to be a crucial year when several events (peace between Israel and Egypt, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and Iranian revolution) conspired to "wake up" the Muslim civilization.
www.ipedia.com /muslim.html   (1163 words)

  
 Al Jazeera English - News - Eu Muslims 'Facing Discrimination'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Europe's Muslims are facing rising "Islamophobia" ranging from violent attacks to discrimination in education, housing and jobs, a wide-ranging European Union report said on Monday.
The report cited hundreds of reported cases of violence or threats against Muslims since 2004, including vandalism against mosques and Islamic centres, abuse of women wearing Islamic head scarves and physicals attacks, such as one on a Somali family in Denmark by a gang carrying baseball bats emblazoned with swastikas and racist slogans.
Some Muslims complained that their community mosques were not addressing the issues that confronted them in secular European society, such as relationships, sexuality and drugs.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/BCB1A7C1-48C2-4159-8F69-84038DCB7DFE.htm   (709 words)

  
  Muslim - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many English writers used to describe Muslims as "Mohamedans" or "Mohametans", meaning "followers of Mohammed", but this terminology incorrect and insulting, because it implies that they worship the prophet Muhammad, which is against the fundamental principles of Islam itself.
Early Muslim philosophy is widely credited with being the vital bridge between classical Greco-Roman civilization and the Europeans of The Renaissance.
Muslim culture began to revive after World War I, and some consider 1979 to be a crucial year when several events (peace between Israel and Egypt, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and Iranian revolution[?]) conspired to "wake up" the Muslim civilization.
www.glasglow.com /E2/mu/Muslim.html   (533 words)

  
 Muslim Details, Meaning Muslim Article and Explanation Guide
Muslims consider the Arabic Qur'an as the direct revelation of God; though translations do exist in other languages but are not regarded as literal word of God.
Early Muslim philosophy is one possible bridge between classical Greco-Roman civilization and the Europeans of The Renaissance.
Muslim culture began to revive after World War I, and some consider 1979 to be a crucial year when several events (peace between Israel and Egypt, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and Iranian revolution) conspired to be a "wake up" call to the ummah.
www.e-paranoids.com /m/mu/muslim.html   (1812 words)

  
 People | Indian Muslims
Irfan Hussain in that case should not be in the list of Indian Muslims- he is a Pakistani.
Muslims would not be blamed by few on this platform and elsewhere if a comparative statement of bloodshed is produced for all times and locations.
The opinion of these people attacking Islam and Muslims would be balanced if they really try to know the answer to the real question that how many Muslims have been killed by non Muslims in all parts of the world including various countries.
www.indianmuslims.info /people.html   (2204 words)

  
 Muslim
The word Muslim means one who submits and implies complete submission to the rule of God.
Many English writers used to describe Muslims as "Mohamedans" or "Mohametans", meaning "followers of Mohammed", but this terminology incorrect and insulting, because it implies that they worship the prophet Muhammad, which is against the fundamental principles of Islam itself.
The top ten countries with the largest Muslim populations (comprising three quarters of the worldwide Muslim population) are as follows (rough est.
www.findword.org /mu/muslim.html   (816 words)

  
 Meet Muslims Online - community of Muslim singles for Marriage and Friendship Frequently Asked Questions
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Specific steps are listed below for a few of the largest email providers.
Check your email software options or settings screen to see if you can add contact@meetmuslimsonline.com a "white list" or "safe list" of senders that are never filtered.
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 Sun.Star Zamboanga - Thousands of Christians, Muslims assure party-list victory
ANAK Mindanao (Amin) Representative Mujiv Hataman urged the electorate to vote wisely by electing candidates based on qualifications and not on mere friendship and popularity.
Lim, a credible religious moderate Muslim leader and with involvement and affiliation in inter-faith dialogues, has been noted for his stance for just and fair approach, and unity for Muslims and non-Muslims by providing better picture of Muslims in various communities.
In his speech, Lim said he vowed to promote proper understanding and unity with mutual respect and respect for diversity in faith and practice.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/zam/2007/05/10/news/thousands.of.christians.muslims.assure.party.list.victory.html   (455 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - EU Report: Muslims Face 'Islamophobia'
But it also noted that Muslims need to do more to counter negative perceptions driven by terrorism and upheavals such as the backlash to cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
The 117-page survey details the many divides between the EU mainstream and the estimated 13 million Muslims _ now at least 3.5 percent of the 25-nation bloc's population _ and seeks to offer a street-level view of the complexities blocking efforts to bridge the differences.
The report cited hundreds of reported cases of violence or threats against Muslims in the EU since 2004, including vandalism against mosques and Islamic centers, abuse against women wearing Islamic headscarves and attacks, such as a Somali family in Denmark assaulted by a gang carrying baseball bats emblazoned with swastikas and racist slogans.
www.foxnews.com /printer_friendly_wires/2006Dec18/0,4675,EuropeMuslims,00.html   (484 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Muslim
Muslim means one who submits and implies complete submission to the will of God.
Many English-language writers used to call Muslims "Mohamedans" or "Mohametans", meaning "followers of Mohammed", but this terminology is considered incorrect and insulting, because it is taken to imply that they worship the prophet Muhammad, contrary to the fundamental principles of Islam itself.
For example, the population distribution (second to Christians), nationality (e.g more Muslims in Asia than in middle east), culture (do Chinese muslims and Arab muslims follows the same rituals?), how do they study Quran if they are not Arabs, their view on terrorism etc...
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Muslim   (1077 words)

  
 EU report: Muslims face 'Islamophobia' - Boston.com
Muslims across Europe are confronting a rise in "Islamophobia" ranging from violent attacks to discrimination in job and housing markets, a wide-ranging European Union report indicated Monday.
Muslim girls attend a religion class at a mosque in Telfs, in the Austrian province of Tyrol, on Nov. 1, 2006.
Muslims across Europe are confronting a rise in "Islamophobia" ranging from violent attacks to discrimination in the job and housing markets, a wide-ranging European Union report said Monday, Dec. 18, 2006.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/12/18/eu_report_muslims_face_islamophobia   (554 words)

  
 Indian Muslims: Profile And Challenges
Indian Muslims had to bear the burden of these tensions in a more general sense with other backward and weaker sections of Indian society, but they had to suffer in an exclusive manner in more specific situation due to communal propaganda and the myth creating mechanism.
Muslims are living in urban areas in a sizeable number, they should plan and arrange avenues of creating shift of labour from one sector to the other, so that low productive sector may be avoided.
A progressive culture is to be infused, so that Muslim women are exposed and their talents are harnessed for their contribution in the development process of the society and the nation.
www.iosworld.org /Indian_muslims.htm   (4129 words)

  
 EU Report: Muslims Face 'Islamophobia'
The report cited hundreds of reported cases of violence or threats against Muslims in the EU since 2004, including vandalism against mosques and Islamic centers, abuse against women wearing Islamic headscarves and attacks, such as a Somali family in Denmark assaulted by a gang carrying baseball bats emblazoned with swastikas and racist slogans.
The report, however, noted that "data on religiously aggravated incidents is collected on a limited scale." It noted that only Britain publishes a hate-crime list that specifically identifies acts against Muslims.
"Muslims feel that acceptance by society is increasingly premised on 'assimilation' and the assumption that they should lose their Muslim identity," Winkler said.
www.hiiraan.com /news2_rss/2006/Dec/eu_report_muslims_face_islamophobia_.aspx   (466 words)

  
 Israel Matzav: Muslims terrorize Christians in Nazareth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Islamic Movement, the main Muslim political party in Nazareth, said it organized yesterday's march to celebrate Eid ul-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, which commemorates the Muslim belief Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son Ishmael for Allah.
Muslim children launched firecrackers into the sky, occasionally misfiring, with the small explosives landing dangerously close to the crowds.
Muslims wanted to build the mosque at an adjacent, 6,500-square-foot site, which they say is the burial place of a nephew of Saladin, the Muslim commander who led the army that defeated the Crusaders in 1187.
israelmatzav.blogspot.com /2007/01/muslims-terrorize-christians-in.html   (1098 words)

  
 RealClearPolitics - Articles - France and Its Muslims
Valid generalizations about the state of Muslim integration in France are hard to make, thanks to the diversity of the country's Muslim population and to French laws that ban the official collection of data about religion and ethnicity.
The politics of Muslim FII also point to their high degree of assimilation into French society: Muslim voters (who are said to number 1.2 million) behave like other French people with similar socioeconomic backgrounds, displaying little evidence that their religious preferences have much impact on their political positions.
For instance, the "Euro-Palestine" list, which campaigned in the 2004 eu parliamentary elections on a pro-Palestinian platform, got less than ten percent of the vote in France even in districts where 40 percent of the voters were Muslim.
www.realclearpolitics.com /articles/2006/10/france_and_its_muslims_1.html   (5572 words)

  
 World Tribune.com: U.S. Muslims
The American Muslim Council even obtained a fatwa, or religious ruling, as part of its drive to register Muslims to vote for the presidential elections.
Muslim holidays were noted by the White House, administration spokespeople addressed Islamic groups in Washington and Chicago and supporters were given plum jobs.
Last month, the American Muslim Political Coordinating Council PAC announced its support for Bush and criticized what it termed was the Clinton administration's support of the government's use of secret evidence against Arab and Muslim immigrants.
www.worldtribune.com /worldtribune/Archive-2000/ss-usmuslims-11-08.html   (752 words)

  
 Spain Prevents Teaching of Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ceuta and Melila: (IINA): The Muslim Committee in the occupied Melila city has accused the Spanish government of preventing the teaching of Islamic studies in the city's educational institutions when it turned down the list of teachers who would undertake the teaching of this subject to about 4,800 Muslims students.
He said he regarded this condition as a ruse used by the Spanish authorities to deny the Muslims students knowledge in this subject, contrary to an agreement that was reached in 1992 for the inclusion of this subject in the curricula of the schools.
It may be noted that Ceuta and Melila are Spanish occupied islands with predominant Muslim population.
hispanicmuslims.com /andalusia/islaminspain.html   (150 words)

  
 Women, Shari'a, and Oppression - Where are the Voices of Conservative Muslims?
These are the same Muslims who equate hijab with oppression, and who support the denial of free speech rights to "Islamists" (all the while, crying for their rights to free speech in countries where it is denied).
About a year ago, a small band of conservative Muslim women, almost all of us from the West, came up with the idea of starting a Muslim women's human rights group, to petition and advocate for the rights of Muslim women as they are given in the Shari'a of Islam.
Right now, a Muslim woman in Nigeria is under a death sentence from the Shari'a court for the crime of adultery.
www.islamfortoday.com /ummzaid06.htm   (1693 words)

  
 Summarised Sachar Report on Status of Indian Muslims
Are the Muslim OBCs listed in the comprehensive list of OBCs, prepared by the National and State Backward Classes Commissions.
The gap between Muslims and the general average is greater in urban areas and women.
Muslim concentration villages are not well served with pucca approach roads and local bus stops.
www.milligazette.com /dailyupdate/2006/200612141_Sachar_Report_Status_Indian_Muslims.htm   (2627 words)

  
 "Moderate Muslims Seek Foothold in U.S. - Forward.com"
And while these new Muslim groups share a professed commitment to pluralism, moderation and communal critique, some of their leaders are sniping at each other already.
Presented with the example of the American Muslim Council’s founder, Abdurahman Alamoudi, a self-declared supporter of Hamas and Hezbollah who was sentenced in 2004 to 23 years in prison in connection with a terrorism-financing case, Ibish backtracked.
Some skeptics have noted that the list of honorees consists largely of fierce foes of Israel, such as far-left scholars Noam Chomsky and Norman Finkelstein.
www.forward.com /articles/moderate-muslims-seek-foothold-in-us   (1411 words)

  
 :: USA MUSLIMS :: TEACH :: 16th-19th Centuries
An estimated 80 Muslims live and work on his plantation where they are able to practice their faith openly.
And Yarrow Mamout, an African Muslim slave, is set free in Washington, D.C., and later becomes one of the first shareholders of the second chartered bank in America, the Columbia bank.
His portraits hang today in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Georgetown Public Library, Washington D.C. African Muslim Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori, a prince from West Africa turned slave is freed by the order of Secretary of State Henry Clay and President John Quincy Adams.
fargo.itp.tsoa.nyu.edu /~ai263/USAMUSLIMS/16-19centuries.html   (709 words)

  
 Major Religions Ranked by Size
This list is based primarily on the degree of doctrinal/theological similarity among all the various sub-groups which belong to these classifications, and to a lesser extent based on diversity in practice, ritual and organization.
It is important to note that data for the size of various religions within a given country often come from government census figures or official estimates.
lists 373 churches and missions (plus hundreds of "related organizations" which are not directly comparable to congregations) in 129 countries.
www.adherents.com /Religions_By_Adherents.html   (11821 words)

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