Islam Voc 2

Islam Voc 2 - Islam Jinn: In Arabia, a race of beings...

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Islam Jinn: In Arabia, a race of beings created from fire, distinguished from humans, who were created from clay. Some jinn are good; other are bad. Malcolm X: Formerly of the Nation of Islam, he formed his own group in 1964 in the tradition of Sunni Islam. A major change in his teaching was that all people are brothers and sisters, whites as well as blacks. Ummah: The Muslim Community. Elijah Muhammad: Founder of the Black Muslim movement, the Nation of Islam. Dissatisfied with Christianity, which appeared to be a white religion, he organized a religion for Blacks. Kiswah: The cloth covering usually placed over the Ka’bah in Mecca. Hijrah: Muhammad’s migration from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE. He and Abu Bakr made the journey in less than the normal eleven days. Caliph: A successor of the prophet Muhammad. The first caliph was Abu Bakr. The ideal of Islam is that religion and state are not separated. Dhimmi:
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course TRAD 104 taught by Professor Freeble during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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Islam Voc 2 - Islam Jinn: In Arabia, a race of beings...

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