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Islamic name for the one God
Islamic theologian synthesizing Aristotle with Islam
modern syncretistic religion, originally from Persia; "All denominations lead to the one God."
Islamic holy war against infidels; also includes ethics about treatment of innocent in warfare; can refer to an inward struggle
Islamic city of obligatory pilgrimage; Muslims face Mecca when praying
a city's building for Islamic worship
sacred book of Islam, dictated by angel through Muhammad
month long Muslim festival involving daytime fasting
sect of Islam predominant in Iran; has present day living prophet (imam)
religion blending some elements of Islam and Hinduism, founded by Nanak in 15th century in Northern India
Islamic mystics; originated in Persia, some are dancing dervishes, influenced Al Ghazzali
sect of Islam predominant outside of Iran; based upon consensus agreement on Qu'ran; Muhammad was the last prophet
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