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The Ahmadiyya movement in Islam began as one aspect of the larger revival of Islam that swept through the Muslim world in the 19th century; in the


( bä'bĭzӘm ), system of doctrines proclaimed in Persia in 1844 by Ali Muhammad of Shiraz. Influenced by the Shaykhi Shiite theology that viewed the


( kăl'ĭfāt´´, –fĭt ), the rulership of Islam; caliph( kăl'ĭf´´ ), the spiritual head and temporal ruler of the Islamic state. In principle, Islam is

Dhimmis (Islamic law)

Dhimmi is a legal qualification of Christians and Jews living under Muslim rule in medieval Islam. The contract of “protection” dhimma , under which

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Eid ul-Fitr

Also known as the Feast of Fast-Breaking , or the Lesser Feast , Id al-Fitr marks the end of the month-long fast of RAMADAN and the beginning of a

Open God

Exemplary instances of globalization can be captured through a variety of economic, political, social, and cultural currents. One cultural current in


( ĭmäm' ) [Arab.,=leader], in Islam, a recognized leader or a religious teacher. Among the Sunni the term refers to the leader in the Friday prayer at

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Islam is an Arabic word meaning submission, in this context to the will of God (Allah), and denotes the name of the religion that was initiated with

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Islamic architecture

Islamic architecture includes a wide range of religious and secular structures erected by or for Muslim communities, beginning in the early seventh

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Islamic art

Art and design of the Muslim world, dating from the foundation of the Islamic faith in the 7th century AD . Having developed few artistic traditions