the religion practiced by Muslims; Islam means "submission to the will of God."
A follower of Islam, means "one who has submitted"
a journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes
the holy book of Islam
Arabic word for God; [Arabic Allāh : al-, the + 'ilāh, god.]
To abstain from food and drink, especially as a religious discipline
a statement of belief or principle
a Muslim place of worship
the obligation of Muslims to struggle or exert themselves "in the way of God"; is often defined today as holy war
the code of law derived from the Qur'an and from the teachings and example of Muhammad
a person who expresses and explains the will of god
wandering, moving about from place to place
successor to Muhammad as political and religious leader of the Muslims
refers to the guidelines of modest dress; headscarf
a branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four caliphs as the rightful successors of Muhammad; 85% of Muslims today
a branch of Islam whose members regard Ali (blood relative) as the legitimate successor to Muhammad and rejects the first three caliphs; 15% of Muslims today
the literal translation means "story"; traditional teachings based on Muhammad's words and actions;
a loose cloth covering the entire body with an opening for eyes; worn by some Muslim women
A social group that shares a common ancestry, leadership, and traditions
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