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    Islam in America

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    Islam in America In the early part of this century, waves of immigrants from various parts of the Muslim world, most notably Palestine, Lebanon and what is now Pakistan appeared on these shores. These people were mostly illiterate, unskilled Arabs who found work in the auto factories of Detroit. Then, beginning in the '50s, the picture changed drastically. An influx of Muslim professionals, many of them physicians, finding conditions in their homelands inhospitable, settled in this country after

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    they have wanted. The question is how Muslims navigate through the political and economic architectures that ensue. Certainly, Islam has long valued extending itself throughout the world. Travel is primarily a modality for accumulating knowledge, acting on the desire to know, and then, only secondarily, is that knowledge used as a means of imbricating the "presentation" of Islam within heterogeneous settings. The historical challenge for Islamic missions, armies, scholars, traders, and sojourners was

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    Islam in America

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    Islam One of the active "survivors" of practiced faiths in America is Islam. Before and even after the incident of September 11th, more and more disappointment, frustration and curiosity towards Islam and Muslims have aroused amongst Americans. The Reason behind those mixed feelings is that it is said that a group of Muslim "terrorists" were behind the tragedy that occurred to the Trade Center in New York. That has resulted in the lost of many innocent lives and corruption of the nation. Afterwards

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    Introduction Islam, a religion of people submitting to one God, seeking peace and a way of life without sin, is always misunderstood throughout the world. What some consider act of bigotry, others believe it to be the lack of education and wrong portrayal of events in media; however, one cannot not justify the so little knowledge that America and Americans have about Islam and Muslims. Historically there are have been myths, many attacks on Islam and much confusion between Islam as a religion and

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    Islam In America

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    Islam: Founded on Faith Islam is claimed to be the youngest of the world’s major religions, has its roots starting in the 7th century. The creation of Islam is credit to Muhammad, once an ordinary man later becomes the prophet of Allah who have received the divine revelation. The divine revelation through Muhammad becomes the foundation and leads to the creation of the new monotheistic religion, Islam. Muhammad was born in Mecca, he lived during a time when the two major religions were practiced

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    The third largest religion in America, yet one of the most feared. We have mostly, only, talked about Muslim countries during the course of this class. But since Islam is practiced in several countries, and Muslims exist in more than Muslims countries, I applied Islam to America. I wanted to discuss the conflict that arabic people face while in the United States. Since September 11, 2001, there has been a heightened fear of, not only Muslims, but Middle Eastern people, in general, especially those

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    Islam In Latin America

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    HOW MANY PEOPE PRACTICE AND HOW MANY JUST GO BY THE LABLE. Another aspect of Islam in Latin America is that similar to the catholics who go by name only, is similar to many Muslims who also go by name only without practicing the religion. She says that “not all are practicing or worshipping in the mosque.” Peres gives an example of the Muslims living in Foz de Iguazú where the number of muslims is about 4000 but only about 100 of them attend the mosque regularly. (20) Dr. Peres mentions that there

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    Islam in Latin America

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    Islam in Latin America Although Islam is probably the least understood religion, Islam is the second largest religion in the world with more than one billion followers, which is one-fifth of the world’s population today. Islam was first stated publicly in the seventh century and now has advanced into a variety of different forms ( Major Religions). The central theme of this paper revolves around the religion of Islam and how it is practice in two Latin American countries, Peru and Panama.

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    Nation of Islam movement in America

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    in the Nation of Islam movement in America in the 1950s and 1960s. The Nation of Islam preached an idea that was very unfamiliar to common thought in America at that time. Ideology practiced by black Muslims, as those people of Islam were known as, was very intense, very driven, very narrow minded, but it made a lot of African Americans feel better about who they were and where they were at. On the other hand, many other African Americans believed that the practices of Islam were far too outrageous

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    social treatment of Muslim Americans and Islam in his column “Anti-Muslim is Anti-American”. His use of direct and indirect, and quotations are powerful allies to his opinion, automatically refuting any argument contrary to his. The prevalence of negativity toward Muslim Americans shows a troubling trend of scapegoating the most controversial minority within the country. Blow points out the considerable Constitutional and legal issues that stem from anti-Islam rhetoric, namely within conservative groups

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