Islam articles on Wikipedia
Islam (/ˈɪslɑːm/; Arabic: الإسلام‎‎, IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen)) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion which professes that there is only one and incomparable
May 24th 2017

Hujjat al-Islam
Hujjat al-IslamIslam (from Arabic: حجة الإسلام‎‎ ḥujjatu l-Islām) (also Hojatoleslam) is an honorific title meaning "authority on IslamIslam" or "proof of IslamIslam". In
Dec 23rd 2016

Criticism of Islam
of Islam has existed since its formative stages. Early written criticism came from Christians, before the ninth century, many of whom viewed Islam as
May 20th 2017

Islam in Iran
The Islamic conquest of Persia (637–651) led to the end of the Sasanian Empire and the eventual decline of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia. However
May 6th 2017

Five Pillars of Islam
Five Pillars of IslamIslam (arkān al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in IslamIslam, considered mandatory
Apr 20th 2017

Apostasy in Islam
Apostasy in Islam (Arabic: ردة‎‎ riddah or ارتداد irtidād) is commonly defined[by whom?] as the conscious abandonment of Islam by a Muslim in word or through
May 19th 2017

Women in Islam
between and within different societies. At the same time, their adherence to Islam is a shared factor that affects their lives to a varying degree and gives
May 14th 2017

Islam and violence
Mainstream Islamic law stipulates detailed regulations for the use of violence, including the use of violence within the family or household, the use
May 24th 2017

Islamic fundamentalism
IslamicIslamic activism. Definitions vary of what IslamicIslamic fundamentalism is and how, if at all, it differs from IslamismIslamism (or political Islam) or IslamicIslamic revivalism
May 6th 2017

Christianity and Islam
Christianity and Islam are the largest religions in the world and share a historical and traditional connection, with some major theological differences
May 23rd 2017

Islamic schools and branches
schools in Islam. The best known split, into Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, and Kharijites, was mainly political when it occurred in the early Islamic era, but
May 25th 2017

LGBT in Islam
to the Islamic prophet Muhammad (hadith). The traditional schools of Islamic law based on Quranic verses and hadith, and influenced by Islamic scholars
May 21st 2017

Political aspects of Islam
of politics in the religion of Islam. For the movement of "Political Islam", see Islamism. Political aspects of Islam are derived from the Qur'an, the
May 3rd 2017

Spread of Islam
of the caliphates, occupying a vast geographical area and conversion to Islam was boosted by missionary activities particularly those of Imams, who easily
May 24th 2017

Nation of Islam
The Nation of Islam, abbreviated as NOI, is an African American political and religious movement, founded in Detroit, Michigan, United States, by Wallace
May 25th 2017

Devil (Islam)
In Islam, the devil is called Shayṭtān, (Arabic: شيطان‎‎, plural: شياطين shayāṭtīn) and refers to all evil forces under leadership of the archdevil known
May 16th 2017

Islam in Palestine
percentage of the population are Christian. Islam is a major religion in Palestinian-TerritoriesPalestinian Territories. Islam is the religion of the majority of the Palestinian
Apr 15th 2017

Anarchism and Islam
IslamicIslamic anarchism is based on an interpretation of Islam as "submission to God" which either prohibits or is highly critical of the role of human authority
Nov 9th 2016

Islamic feminism
Islam and feminism has been advocated as "a feminist discourse and practice articulated within an Islamic paradigm" by Margot Badran in 2002. Islamic
May 23rd 2017

Shia Islam
Ali) is a branch of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad designated Ali ibn Abi Talib as his successor (Imam). Shia Islam primarily contrasts
May 22nd 2017

European Islam
Not to be confused with Islam in EuropeEurope. EuropeEuropean Islam or Euro-Islam is a hypothesized new branch of Islam, which some believe is or should be emerging
Feb 3rd 2017

Islamism is a concept whose meaning has been debated in both public and academic contexts. The term can refer to diverse forms of social and political
May 22nd 2017

Islam in Qatar
Muslim-majority country with Islam as the state religion. Salafi version of Sunni Islam is the state sponsored brand of Islam in the country, making Qatar
May 2nd 2017

Encyclopaedia of Islam
The Encyclopaedia of Islam (EI) is an encyclopaedia of the academic discipline of Islamic studies published by Brill. It is considered to be the standard
Apr 12th 2017

Jaysh al-Islam
Jaysh al-Islam (Arabic: جيش الإسلام‎‎‎, meaning Army of Islam), formerly known as Liwa al-Islam (Brigade of Islam), is a coalition of Islamist and Salafist
May 12th 2017

Shaykh al-Islām
Shaykh al-Islām (Arabic: شيخ الإسلام‎‎, Sayḫ al-Islām; Ottoman Turkish: Şeyḫülislām‎) was used in the classical era as an honorific title for outstanding
Apr 4th 2017

Islam Hadhari
Islam-HadhariIslam Hadhari (Arabic الإسلام الحضاري) or "Islam Civilisational Islam" is a theory of government based on the principles of Islam as derived from the Qur'an
Feb 1st 2017

Islam and Sikhism
Islam is an Abrahamic religion founded in the Arabian peninsula, while Sikhism is a Dharmic religion founded in the Indian subcontinent. Islam means "submission"
May 22nd 2017

Islam in Turkey
The established presence of Islam in the region that now constitutes modern Turkey dates back to the latter half of the 11th century, when the Seljuks
May 16th 2017

Islam in Libya
Most Libyans adhere to the Sunni branch of Islam, which provides both a spiritual guide for individuals and a keystone for government policy. Its tenets
Feb 17th 2017

Fada'iyan-e Islam
Fadā'iyān-e Islam (Persian: فدائیان اسلام‎‎, also spelled as Fadayan-e Islam or in English "Fedayeen of Islam" or "Devotees of Islam" or literally "Self-Sacrificers
May 11th 2017

Islam in Pakistan
Islam is the largest and the state religion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pakistan has been called a "global center for political Islam". About
May 12th 2017

Muhammad in Islam
is the central religious text of Islam, was revealed to Muhammad by Allah, and that Muhammad was sent to restore Islam, which they believe to be the unaltered
May 23rd 2017

Islamic–Jewish relations
IslamicIslamic–Jewish relations started in the 7th century AD with the origin and spread of Islam in the Arabian peninsula. The two religions share similar values
May 24th 2017

Islam in Azerbaijan
of Shi'a Islam. Other traditional religions or beliefs that are followed by many in the country are the orthodox Hanafi school of Sunni Islam. Traditionally
Apr 15th 2017

Islam and antisemitism
Islam and antisemitism relates to Islamic theological teaching against Jews and Judaism and the treatment of Jews in Muslim countries. With the origin
May 24th 2017

Islam in Africa
Africa was the first continent into which Islam spread from Asia in the early 7th century. Almost one-third of the world's Muslim population resides in
May 15th 2017

Islam in Morocco
Islam is the largest religion in Morocco, with more than 99% of the population adhering to it. The vast majority of Muslims in Morocco are Sunni belonging
Oct 21st 2016

Holiest sites in Islam
For other uses, see Holiest sites in Islam (disambiguation). ThereThere are numerous sites in Islam that are considered holiest to the religion. The cities
May 5th 2017

Jesus in Islam
In Islam, Isa ibn MaryamMaryam (Arabic: عيسى بن مريم‎, translit. ʿĪsā ibn Maryām, lit. 'Jesus, son of Mary'‎), or Jesus, is understood to be the penultimate
May 23rd 2017

Islam and other religions
Over the centuries of Islamic history, Muslim rulers, Islamic scholars, and ordinary Muslims have held many different attitudes towards other religions
Apr 22nd 2017

Islam and children
The topic of Islam and children includes the rights of children in Islam, the duties of children towards their parents, and the rights of parents over
May 2nd 2017

Islamic studies
IslamicIslamic studies is the academic study of Islam and IslamicIslamic culture. IslamicIslamic studies can be seen under at least two perspectives: From a secular or neutral
Apr 4th 2017

History of Islam
The history of Islam concerns the political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the Islamic civilization. Despite concerns about the reliability
May 21st 2017

Polygyny in Islam
Under Islamic marital jurisprudence, Muslim men are allowed to practice polygyny, that is, they can have more than one wife at the same time, up to a
May 20th 2017

Anti-Islam may refer to one of the following closely related topics: Criticism of Islam, criticism of the current or historical Islamic religion, its actions
Mar 6th 2017

Aniconism in Islam
in Islam is a proscription in Islam against the creation of images of sentient beings. The most absolute proscription is of images of God in Islam, followed
May 24th 2017

Islam in Jordan
is a majority Muslim country with 95% of the population following Sunni Islam while a small minority follow Salafi and Shiite branches. There are also
Oct 25th 2016

List of converts to Islam
The following is an incomplete list of notable people who converted to Islam from a different religion or no religion. This article addresses only past
May 20th 2017

Islam Karimov
Karimov Islam Abduganiyevich Karimov (Uzbek: Islom Abdugʻaniyevich Karimov, Russian: Ислам Абдуганиевич Каримов; 30 January 1938 – 2 September 2016) was the first
May 15th 2017

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