Citations with the tag: ISLAM
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- The loom of Islam.
// Current Events; 9/28/90, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p2a
Outlines some of the basic beliefs of Islam. Allah (God); The Koran; Islamic law and equality before God; Prayer.
- Islam in Senegal.
Villalon, Leonardo A. // Faces (07491387); Mar1994, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p12
Presents an overview of Islam in Senegal. Description of the five pillars of Islam; Practices and traditions; Period of Ramadan; Reputation of marabouts.
- Islam in Africa.
Villalon, Leonardo A. // Faces (07491387); Feb97, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p9
Presents information on the Islamic religion in Africa. Details on the prophet Mohammed; Who founded the Islamic religion in Arabia; Books used by the Islamics; How the Islamic religion spread in Africa.
- Egypt: the Islamic issue.
Sid-Ahmed, M. // Foreign Policy; Winter87/88, Issue 69, p22
Egyptian assassination attempts as stemming from Islamic opposition; The military; Egypt's deteriorating economy; Need for reform to prevent a showdown with Islamic fundamentalists; President Hosni Mubarak's second term.
- Islam and the west.
Salame, Ghassan // Foreign Policy; Spring93, Issue 90, p22
Speculates that questions concerning the power and challenge of Islam, and Western policies toward it, will determine to a significant degree the international agenda for the rest of this decade. Political program of Islamists seeks to restore a heavily idealized old order of things; Islamists...
- Islam in Indonesia.
Budijanto, Bambang // Transformation (02653788); Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p216
Delves into Islam in Indonesia. Discussion of Islamic groups in the country; Historical background of Indonesia; Revival of radical Islam; Effect of the September 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S. and the Bali bombings on the stability of Indonesia as a nation; Role of the church in the country.
- Creating Social Space for Mission: Paradigm shift in mission in Malaysia.
Ng Kam Weng, Bambang // Transformation (02653788); Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p222
Highlights the dynamics of Islamization and its effects on the society and the Christian mission. Assumptions and contexts of Islam; Discussion of Islamization over 25 years; Consequences on Christian missions.
- Islam in the Middle East: A contemporary snapshot of Egyptian society.
Abd el Mohiebb, Bambang // Transformation (02653788); Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p225
Attempts to focus on some of the inter-religious concerns raised by the Egyptian media. Presentation of comments made by Christians and Muslims as they see the Egyptian situation; Effect of the Iraq war on the relations between Christians and Muslims; Domination or influence of religion in...
- The Church Facing Islam in Western Europe.
Howarth, Tobby // Transformation (02653788); Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p229
Delves into the issue of Islam in Western Europe. Discussion of the importance of Islam in the region; Situation of Muslims in Western Europe; Response of the church to the proliferation of Islam in the region.
- Shari'ah Sanctions as Secular Grace? A Nigerian Islamic Debate and an Intellectual Response.
Sanneh, Lamin // Transformation (02653788); Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p232
Debates on Shari'ah law in Nigeria. Discussion of the roots of controversy in the politics of Shari'ah enforcement; National integration and religious autonomy; Critique of Muslim jurisprudence; Postscript on religious injunction and cultural imperative.
- The Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain.
Kort, Michael G. // Handbook of the Middle East; 2002, p184
This chapter offers an orientation of the Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian Peninsula is the birthplace of Islam, The youngest of the world's three major monotheistic religions and the religion of most Middle Easteners. Saudi Arabia has the world's largest pools of oil. Yemen has a population of...
- Mosque bros.
Ahmed, A. // New Statesman & Society; 5/24/91, Vol. 4 Issue 152, p18
Claims that there is a central unity to the many voices of Islam even in the wake of recent events in the Gulf. Similarity and universality of themes in mosques all across the world; Gulf war has been a dramatic turning point for the Muslim world; Islam as sociology, not only theology; Main...
- The spread of Islam.
Ahmed, A. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on the spread of Islam, after the death of Muhammad, a prophet in 632 C.E. What Abu Bakr, a close companion of Muhammad said upon his death; Title assumed by Bakr; Bakr's achievements; Countries which the Muslim army conquered during the time Umar was caliph; Attempts to convert...
- Sacred scripture of Islam.
Gard, Carolyn J. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on the sacred scripture of Islam. Who gave Muhammad, a prophet, the Qur'an, the sacred book of Islam; What Muslims believe about the angel Gabriel; Claims that Muslims believe that the Qur'an came directly from God; Who compiled all the parts of the Qur'an into one written text; Amount...
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p20
States that since Islam is both a religion and a way of life, the law, or Shari'ah, is important to all Muslims. Definition of Shari'ah; Reason the Hadith was looked to for guidance; Information about Islamic judges; Subjects which the Shari'ah deals with.
- The five foundations of belief in Islam.
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p20
Presents the five foundations of belief in Islam. Belief in the oneness of God; Belief in angels; Belief in the prophets or messengers of God; Outline of the five foundations of practice in Islam. INSET: The five foundations of practice in Islam..
- Islam today.
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p42
Reports that from its beginnings in the 600s C.E. to the 20th century, Islam has attracted growing numbers of followers who wish to live according to the Qur'an and the teachings of Muhammad, the prophet. Percentage of Muslims who are Arabs; Country with the largest percentage of Muslims;...
- Fun with words.
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p44
Presents Islamic words and their meanings. Origins of the word `caravan'; Information on the word `alcove'; Words which are used by Muslims and Arabs to greet each other; Meaning of girls and boys' names; When to use the words Islamic, Muslim and Arabic.
- Time line.
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p46
Presents dates which relates to Islam and Muhammad, the prophet. When Muhammad, the prophet was born; When Muhammad publicly declared his prophethood from Mount Safa; When the Meccans forced Muslims to live in the Valley of Abu Talib; When Muhammad fled from Mecca; When Islam expanded under the...
- Calliope's past.
C. J. G. // Calliope; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p48
Presents past issues of the periodical `Calliope' which provides good cross-references for information on Islam.
- Eastern Veiling, Western freedom?
Hirschmann, Nancy J. // Review of Politics; Summer97, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p461
Examines the practice of Islamic veiling in terms of the notion of freedom. Views of easterners on the history of veiling; Details on a paradox which is created; Examination of veiling.
- Islam in China.
Hirschmann, Nancy J. // Christian Century; 9/5/90 - 9/12/90, Vol. 107 Issue 25, p793
Reports on the state of Islam in China. Recent limitations on Muslim expansion; Large numbers of Muslims; Center for Islamic studies established in Beijing.
- Religion-state union: Third-class societies.
Swidler, Leonard // America; 8/1/1992, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p52
Explores the issue of essential elements in the advance of Western civilization. Culture, science, politics, and economic prosperity; Algeria as a third-class society; What the historical data suggests; How societies that try to unite religion/ideology are doomed; What the Islamist apologists...
- Islam: A conflict of models.
Arkoun, Mohammed // UNESCO Courier; Jun92, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p34
Discusses tolerance in an Islamic context. In 18th century Europe competition between two historical models for production and reproduction of societies; Christian-Islamic polemic uses example of `dhimmi' (protected person) status to stigmatize Islam's intolerance; Societies of the Book; More.
- Islam as a political force.
Howell, L.D. // USA Today Magazine; May92, Vol. 120 Issue 2564, p67
Observes that Islam's influence in the world has continued to grow. Examples of nations where Islamic fundamentalism is having a significant impact on politics, such as Algeria, Lebanon and Pakistan; Why Islam is such a strong force; Uncertainty among experts as to whether the Islamic...
- National development and political protest: Islamists in the Maghreb countries.
Layachi, Azzedine; Haireche, Abdel-kader // Arab Studies Quarterly; Spring/Summer92, Vol. 14 Issue 2 /3, p69
Examines the factors that have contributed to the rise and development of Islamist movements of popular protest in the Maghreb. Popular protest and Islamism; Islamist challenge in Algeria as a result of historical realities; Inhibition of the establishment of a politically active Islamist...
- The light of Islam.
Layachi, Azzedine; Haireche, Abdel-kader // Current Events; 11/29/93, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p2a
Answers questions regarding the basic principles of Islam. Islam's meaning, history and customs; Influence and extent of the religion; Islamic fundamentalism and its effects on the Muslim's image; Pie chart depicting percent of world population by religious faith.
Layachi, Azzedine; Haireche, Abdel-kader // Current Events; 11/04/96, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p2
Explain a number of important Islamic concepts, such as Allah, the Koran and the Hajj.
- Bowing to Mecca from Caracas.
Luxner, Larry // Americas; Jul1992, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p4
Reports that the familiar Muslim call to prayer, a trademark of Middle Eastern capitals from Baghdad to Beirut, will soon be heard throughout the downtown Caracas, Venezuela from atop the largest mosque ever built in Latin America. The Mezquita Ibrahim bin Abdul-Aziz Ibrahimi, named after the...
- Understanding Islam in America.
El-Badry, Samia // American Demographics; Jan94, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
Explains Islam as a religious group in the United States. Population; Racial make-up;Influence on society and stand on social issues; Conflicts with the mainstream, non-Islamic society.
- ISLAM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: AT THE CROSSROADS.
Siddique, Sharon // Regional Outlook; 2003/2004 Southeast Asia, p7
Analyzes the complexity of Southeast Asian region's encounter with Islam. Southeast Asian Islam's receipt of reformist impulses from the Middle East for centuries; Effect of colonialism on the Muslims; Discussion of Islamist theocratic, messianic vision that rejects the possibility of...
- What is fundamentalism?
Manning, S. // Scholastic Update; 12/16/88, Vol. 121 Issue 7, p12
Definition of religious fundamentalism, Christian, Islamic, and Jewish and, how this pertains to these different religions; Fundamentalism turned to violence.
- The many faces of Islam.
Peart, Karen N. // Scholastic Update; 12/06/96, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p4
Discusses the different facets of Islam. Reference to the civil war in Afghanistan involving Islamic groups; Information on the Taliban Islamic group in Afghanistan; Comments from Musa Qutub, director of the Islamic Information Center of America; Details on the different applications of Islamic...
- Islam's influence.
Peart, Karen N. // Junior Scholastic; 04/11/97, Vol. 99 Issue 16, p19
Discusses the influence of Islam on the world. Unification of the tribes on the Arabian Peninsula. Muslims' emphasis on learning; Consideration of the search for knowledge as sacred duty imposed upon every Muslim; Contributions of some Muslim scholars to the civilization; Establishment of the...
- Quake calls Turks to religion.
Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 9/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 198, p1
Reports on increased followers of the Islam faith in Turkey following an August 1999 earthquake.
- The Crescent and the Flag.
Bakshian Jr., A. // History Today; Jan90, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p9
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- Rushdie furor highlights the nature of Islamic faith.
Bakshian Jr., A. // Christianity Today; 4/7/89, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p38
Interview with Steve Johnson, Islamic scholar, on the nature of Islamic faith as revealed in the controversy over `The Satanic Verses.'
- Whipping endorsed.
Bakshian Jr., A. // Christianity Today; 5/12/89, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p58
States that legislators in Malaysia's Pahang state assembly have approved two amendments to the State Islamic Law, which will legalize mandatory whippings for Muslims who become apostate or who preach other religions.
- Veils prompt debate.
Bakshian Jr., A. // Christianity Today; 12/15/89, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p56
Reports on an intense public debate in France over the right of Muslim girls to wear their veils in public school. Opposing viewpoints.
- How we became the `Great Satan.'
Yancey, P. // Christianity Today; 4/29/91, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p64
Ponders the meaning of the term `Great Satan' applied by Muslims to America. Historic Islamic criticisms of the West, and its emphasis on materialism; Lesson American Christians can learn from Islam.
- A crescent for a cross: Islam prospers in America.
Guthrie, S. // Christianity Today; 10/28/91, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p40
Traces the growth of Islam in the United States. Why Muslims are becoming one of America's largest minority groups; Particular appeal of Islam to blacks; Projected impact on American culture; How evangelicals should respond.
- Teaching Mark's gospel to Muslims.
White, Charles Edward // Christianity Today; 2/8/93, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p39
Looks at how Muslims are beginning to follow Jesus. How they call him by his Arabic name, Isa, and worship in Messianic mosques in several African cities; How African university students are getting involved; Starting with a stumbling block; How the Bible's use of idioms is explained; Religious...
- Islam: A look behind the veil.
Whalen, W.J. // U.S. Catholic; Apr90, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p31
Presents an overview of Islam for Western Christians. History of Islam; Life of founder Muhammad; Major articles of Islamic faith; Growth of Islam throughout the centuries; Main branches of Islam; Importance of understanding the dynamics of Islam as it becomes more prevalent in Western society.
- What is Islam?
Sachedina, Abdulaziz // World & I; Sep97, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p26
Presents information concerning Islam. Historical development of the religion; Muhammad as the prophet of Islam; Qur'an and the Sunnas as the sources of religious beliefs and practices; Division of the Islamic community after Muhammad's death; Five-Pillars of the Muslim faith; Islamic...
- THE NUMINOUS AND THE NARROW.
Masson, Sophie // Quadrant Magazine; May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p32
Deals with the impact of modernization and democratization on Islamic traditions in Java, Indonesia. Historical background on the emergence of Islam in Java; Response of some Muslims on the Islamist penetration of kejawen in the region; Role of economic factors in the displacement of Javanist...
- Islamic theology in the New World.
Denny, Frederick Mathe // Journal of the American Academy of Religion; Winter94, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p1069
Discerns several issues and contexts which have theological implications for Muslim beyond the kinds of rehearsals of doctrine, preaching to the saved as well as the lost, and general proclamations that have theological content or significance. Islamic theology in the North American setting.
- Muslim faith, American ideals.
Sanneh, L. // Christian Century; 1/2/91 - 1/9/91, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p16
Explores why Muslims tend to regard America as the realm of unbelief. Religious roots of America's secular ideals; Impact on the current Gulf crisis.
- The call of Islam.
Tarshis, L. // Scholastic Update; 10/5/90, Vol. 123 Issue 3, p12
Explores the ways the Islamic religion unites and divides the Muslim world. Common Islamic beliefs; Conflicts between sects, particularly the Sunnis and the Shiites.
- Day after tomorrow.
Bulliet, Richard W. // Harvard International Review; Spring97, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p34
Predicts the future of Islamic movements in the world. Impact of a belated printing revolution and the electronic revolution on political thought; Political ideology; Transfer of religious influence from professors and officials to editors and writers; Uncertain impact of radio, television and...
- Does Islam have room for religious liberty?
Bulliet, Richard W. // Christianity Today; 8/19/91, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p51
Discusses some of the key issues addressed at a recent Washington, D.C. conference on religious freedom and Islam. How Islamic law views conversion to other religions; Failure of most Islamic states to emphasize human rights and religious liberty; Includes comments from Patrick Sookhdeo,...