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Sept. 11th, 2001
Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2011 - 19:28:10


By ClassBrain Staff
Jul 20, 2011, 3:10pm

Not all Muslims are terrorists. As a matter of fact, Islam gets its name from the word “peace.”  At the same time, the terrorists are using the Islamic faith as a justification for their acts.
We’ve assembled various informational resources on the Islamic faith and its people, so that you can learn more about how this religion has affected Afghanistan, the Middle East, and the world.

A Glossary of Islamic Terms
Choose a term or just browse the glossary to learn more about Islam.
Source:     Islam 101
Islam –Empire of Faith
Explore the faith, culture, and innovation of Islam. Also, meet people of Islamic faith through selected profiles.  This is a well done historic perspective of the religion and its people.
Source:     PBS
Islam- Customs and more
Learn about the primary customs of the Islamic faith, the second most popular religion in the world. Then go on to study the history, beliefs, holy days and more.
Source:     BBC

Spiritual and Intellectual Rights
Teaching About Religion in American Schools

Source: The Council on Islamic Education

About Islam
What is Islam? Who are Muslims? Where do they live in this world? How many live in the United States? Although these questions might seem foreign to us, and the answers unattainable, the mystery behind Islamic faith is revealed in this primer. Learn what a Muslin community in America is like, the history of Islam in America, and the basic beliefs of this unique group of people. You’ll find information concerning Allah, Angels, Prophets, Original Sin, the Qur’an, and the Afterlife. Answer the who-what-where-how of the Divine Scriptures, and explore the Five Pillars of religious obligation. If you are simply curious about matters such as leadership, dates, calendars used, holidays, life & death, gender, family issues, and everyday life, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s all included in this easy to read primer.

About Islam PDF Version
(More detailed with maps and charts) 

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