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Unformatted text preview: well as preserve and share their religion. After World War II an Islamic development occurred amongst African Americans which was named the Nation of Islam, but they were more commonly referred to as Black Muslims. Elijah Muhammad, who professed to be a motivated prophet, explained the doctrine of Resurrection in an unorthodox way as the recovery from oppression. The popular leader and spokesman Malcolm X embraced more conventional Islamic points of view. In 1965 he was murdered. Elijah Muhammad died in 1975. The organization was then called in the west the World Community of Islam. They formally discarded its separatist goals. In the late 1970s American Muslim Mission was the new name it was given. ....
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2010 for the course HUM 130 Hum130 taught by Professor A.b. during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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