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 Why War? Keywords: Islam
Abdul Qadir Hakimi of the weekly Itifaq Islam in the western city of Herat was publicly flogged for an article in 1999 c...
Islam is the second largest religion in the country, after Roman Catholicism.
Islam (الإسلام) is a monotheistic religion that arose in the 7th century based on the religious teachings of a desert preacher named Muhammed; these teachings are contained in the Qur'an.
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 Islam - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Islam has three primary branches of belief, based largely on a historical disagreement over the succession of authority after Muhammad's death; these are known as Sunni, Shi'ite and Kharijite.
The Sunni (from Arab: as-Sunnah, habit or tradition) sect of Islam is the largest of the sects (80-85% of all Muslims are Sunni).
As of January 1926, their final ruling on the matter of the origins of the Bahá'í Faith and its relationship to Islam was that the Bahá'í Faith was neither a sect of Islam, nor a religion based on Islam, but a clearly-defined, independently-founded faith.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/i/s/l/Islam.html   (5346 words)

 Islam and its influences on Africans and African-Americans
This was not pure Islam for it was a blend of Jehovah’s witness, Islam, Gnosticism, and Christianity.
The Nation of Islam is one of the major sects of Muslims in America however some Muslims do not consider the NOI apart of Islam.
This is due to the fact that Islam has news ideas and concepts that young men and women want to address in their future.
www2.potsdam.edu /mausdc/class/495/2002/islam.html   (1492 words)

The beginning of the religion of Islam is rooted in the stories of Muhammad's experiences.
Islam, then, is directly connected to Judaism and identifies Abraham as the first prophet chosen by Allah.
Thus, Islam is connected to Judaism and Christianity directly, both by the common belief in one god (the same god according to Islam) and due to the shared respect for important religious leaders.
www.hcc.hawaii.edu /distance/hist151/islam.htm   (2087 words)

 Basic Ethics in Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Islam broadened the outlook and considered a family man superior to the ascetic who shuns family responsibility and thereby sabotages society even at the most primitive level.
Islam sanctified marriage and emancipated it from all irrational and unnatural restrictions.
In Islam no war is holy which is waged for territorial expansion, economic opportunity, exploitation or depriving others of their religious and cultural freedom.
www.storyofpakistan.com /contribute.asp?artid=C054&Pg=6   (985 words)

 Islam - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This movement does not aim to challenge the fundamentals of Islam; rather, it seeks to clear away misinterpretations and to free the way for the renewal of the previous status of the Islamic world as a centre of modern thought and freedom.
Austria was the first European country to recognize Islam as an official religion, while France has the highest Muslim population of any nation in Western Europe, with up to 6 million Muslims (10% of the population [2]).
Many people assume that the star and crescent symbolize Islam, but these were actually the insignia of the Ottoman empire, not of Islam as a whole.
www.voyager.in /Islam   (5442 words)

 Islam - TCP Poetry Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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'an (the text agreed upon by all sects of the Muslim faith) codifying the final revelation of God.
The Pilgrimage (Hajj) to Kaaba, Masjid al Haram, Mecca, is one of the five pillars of Islam or one of the roots of religion (for the Shi'a)
The color green is often associated with Islam as well; this is mere custom and not anything prescribed by religious scholars.
www.criticalpoet.com /mediawiki/index.php?title=Islam&redirect=no   (5621 words)

 Why War? Keywords: Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Poor Afghans who don't share the Taliban's strict interpretation of Islam or its mission of jihad are nevertheless accepting Pakistani money to plan...
...n took pains to insist that "Muslims are not the enemy" and that it viewed Islam as a "religion of peace", it was unable to prevent a series of verbal atta...
There are plenty of reasons, he adds, why radical Islam would oppose globalization in general and the United States specifically....
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 Timeline of Islam - ReligionFacts
Ka'ba is cleansed, pilgrimage rites are Islamicized, tribes of Arabia vow allegiance to Muhammad
Founding of Islamic Union (Sareket Islam), a modernizing movement in SE Asia.
Islam spreads to the West with mass migrations from Asia, Africa, and India.
www.religionfacts.com /islam/timeline.htm   (801 words)

 Timeline of Islam in the United States
Islam, according to Noble Drew Ali, was the religion of fls.
The Nation of Islam starts the newspaper Muhammad Speaks, which grows to be the largest minority weekly publication in the United States.
Elijah Muhammad, leader of the Nation of Islam, dies and is succeeded by his son Warith Deen Mohammed, who has been credited with moving the NOI toward the broader universal concepts of Islam.
www.inetmgrs.com /onepeoples/timeline_of_islam_in_the_united.htm   (4739 words)

 The Islam Project
Islam Project tools can be used to deepen discussions that have already begun between organizations or groups of individuals by offering new content that helps find solutions to their more difficult problems.
Islam Project materials may be useful in learning about what is believed to be the fastest growing religion in America.
The interfaith committee held a screening and discussion of the Islam Project films that was co-sponsored by a mosque, a synagogue and a church.
www.theislamproject.org /community/community.htm   (2374 words)

 PBS - Islam: Empire of Faith - Timeline
PBS - Islam: Empire of Faith - Timeline
The Century Slider, located at the bottom of the timeline, can be moved to view different periods in time.
If you have Flash installed, you may launch the timeline.
www.pbs.org /empires/islam/timeline.html   (98 words)

Islam involves an uncompromising belief in the one transcendent God and submission to his will; the very word "Islam" means "submission."
Voluntary, pious charity, a duty of Islam, eventually became institutionalized in the zakah, which was roughly analogous to the tithe.
Some additional background on Islam may be found in the medieval history textbooks on reserve in Uris; check their indices.
instruct1.cit.cornell.edu /courses/hist100.81/islam.html   (875 words)

 Timeline of the Islamic Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Islam is expansionist and must conquer the whole world to express Allah’s perfect will on this planet, so Qutb and millions of other Muslims believe.
Islam is a "universalizing" religion, and if its converts enter its fold either by persuasion or force, then that is the nature of Islam.
Islam was the aggressor in its own Crusades, long before the Europeans responded with their own.
www.answering-islam.org /Authors/Arlandson/crusades_timeline.htm   (4093 words)

 Islam - headings
Education is provided to enable students to become acquainted with a wide and varied field of learning in the context of the Islamic view of nature, man, culture, civilization, as well as in the arts and sciences.
Our purpose is to present Islam to students as a philosophy with a global and unique perspective that appeals to people of various languages, cultures, and ethnic and racial backgrounds.
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.
www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu /Internet/islam.htm   (2640 words)

 othertimelines.com :: View topic - Timeline 218- Islam Russia
Islam was in fact one of the faiths considered seriously by Prince Vladimir, but he rejected it because of his attachment to vodka.
But Islam would not object to the architectural achievements of the Renaissance, such as those made by Brunelleschi, except in different form.
(In this timeline, he may design a Mosque and not a church, assuming, of course, the Brunelleschi is still around.) Also, it was the Muslims who preserved many of the documents written by the ancient Greeks and Romans, not the Europeans, for the most part, hence the appearance of universities in the 1200's.
www.othertimelines.com /msgboard/index.php?showtopic=131   (1322 words)

 frontline: teacher center: teachers guide: muslims| PBS
The start of Islam is marked in the year 610, following the first revelation to the prophet Muhammad at the age of 40.
The following is a brief timeline that highlights some of the major occurrences in Islam's development, as well as the geographical spread of Islam to some of the countries featured in the film.
Later, Muhammad is told to call his people to the worship of the one God, but they react with hostility and begin to persecute him and his followers.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/muslims/timeline.html   (845 words)

 Religion & Philosophy — World History Timeline Chart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Local sellers or distributors anywhere in de world can buy the timeline to distribute to our clients and bookstores.
If you are interested in selling the chart in your area or publishing it in your language, please contact us.
Philosophy Magazine, February 2002: "On the first sight, the timeline of Schoepen suffers from overkill with this amount of information.
www.history-timeline.com /en/screenshots/religions_philosophy/view   (175 words)

 Islam and Europe Timeline (355-1291 A.D.)
August 23, 676: Birth of Charles Martel (Charles the Hammer) in Herstal, Wallonia, Belgium, as the illegitimate son of Pippin II.
Musa's father had been a Catholic Yemenite studying to be a priest in Iraq when he was captured in Iraq by Khalid, the "Sword of Islam," and forced to choose between conversion or death.
The political and geographic isolation of the Cordova Caliphate would make it easier for Christians to decisively conquer it despite their failures elsewhere, although this would not be completed until 1492.
www.thelatinlibrary.com /imperialism/notes/islamchron.html   (7477 words)

 Chronology of early Islam
Notice how closely Islam's inception is associated with war.
From 623 to 777, a span of 154 years, there are 83 military conflicts involving the Muslims...and that is just what I have recorded here.
Miller, William M., A Christian's Response to Islam, Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1976.
www.carm.org /islam/islam_chronology.htm   (237 words)

 Diversiton - Islam - Worship
Muslims remove their shoes and perform ritual washing before entering a Mosque to pray.
Islam does not condone any form of representation of Allah – to attempt to create an image of Allah is regarded as profane.
A niche is made on the wall which denotes the direction of Mecca – the direction in which people are to pray – this is called the qibla wall.
www.diversiton.com /religion/main/islam/worship.asp   (292 words)

 Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Instead of focusing on the legal aspects of Islam (fiqh) as other madhhabs do, Sufism focuses on the internal aspects of Islam, such as perfecting the aspect of sincerity of faith and fighting one's own ego.
Main articles: History of Islam Islamic history begins in Arabia in the 7th century with the emergence of the prophet Muhammad.
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.ask.dyndns.dk   (5370 words)

 Islam educational links for students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
05 - Islam 101 - Introduction to Islam - Islam 101 is an educational site on Islam, its way of life, civilization and culture.
16 - Chronology of Early Islam - Born in Mecca, Muhammad is the founder of Islam, which has profound influence on Africa, India, western Asia and Europe.
18 - www.al-islam.org - Islam sometimes seems strange to non-Muslims because it is a religion which impacts every part of life, from eating and sleeping to working and playing.
www.museumstuff.com /features/islam.html   (1107 words)

 Media Guide to Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The first building built specifically to be a masjid, "Mother Mosque of America," is built in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, by Lebanese immigrants after they spend 15 years in a rented building.
He changes his name to Malcolm X. Muslims in U.S. military sue the government to be allowed to identify themselves as Muslims.
Isa Muhammad changes Nubian Islamic Hebrews to Ansaru Allah (Arabic for "Allah's helpers") movement, a fl Muslim sect whose members dress in white robes and have an Afrocentric view of the greatness of fl people and the inferiority of whites.
mediaguidetoislam.sfsu.edu /intheus/10_timeline.htm   (2564 words)

 Timeline: Islam in Senegal
Bamba and followers are driven from Mbacké-Baol and the found village of Daru Salaam.
Amadou Bamba exiled to Gabon by French under suspicion of subversion.
Senegal: An African Nation between Islam and the West.
www.geocities.com /jbenhill/timeline.html   (406 words)

 Islam - Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Islam moves West across N. Africa to Spain, East to India, and north to Samarkand.
Islam moves West to Egypt, North to Syria, East to Iran.
Note: Read the Timeline from the bottom to the top.
uwacadweb.uwyo.edu /religionet/er/islam/IHIST.HTM   (69 words)

 Terrorism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This is intended to be a timeline of Islam from a Christian perspective.
I will not agree with some of the things that Islam states such as that Ishmael was the one honored by God.
This event is called the Hegira and is year one on the calendar for Islam.
www.raptureready.com /rap31l.html   (1279 words)

 TIME Magazine: Key Dates That Shaped Islam
Under leaders like Harun al-Rashid, left, Islam is transformed from an Arab faith to a cosmopolitan, multiethnic religion
Establishment of the Fatimid caliphate in North Africa and, with it, the spread of its Ismaili Shi'ite doctrine, the belief that the seventh imam to succeed the Prophet was Ismail
The Ottomans spread Islam through conquest and sustain it through the creation of a religious bureaucracy
www.time.com /time/covers/1101040913/wtimeline.html   (388 words)

Also of great use was Classical Islam, a History 600-1258, by G.E. von Grunebaum [Aldine Publishing, 1970], The Arabs, by Anthony Nutting [Mentor, 1964], The Arab Awakening, by George Antonius [Capricorn Books, 1965], The Cambridge History of Islam, edited by P.M. Holt, Ann K.S. Lambton, and Bernard Lewis [Vols.
The complete genealogy of the Alids, Omayyads, and Abbasids is in The Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 1B, [edited by P.M. Holt, Ann K.S. Lambton, & Bernard Lewis, Cambridge University Press, 1970, pp.731-733].
The Islam that the Kings of Mali did want rigorously enforced was the prohibition of taking Muslims as slaves.
www.friesian.com /islam.htm   (9016 words)

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