Islam More Than A Religion

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Islam More Than A Religion ISLAM MORE THAN A RELIGION         Despite its huge following around the world and the growing Muslim communities in the United States, Islam is foreign to most Americans who are familiar with Christianity or Judaism. Because most Americans know little or nothing about Islam, they have many misconceptions about Muslim beliefs and rituals. The negative image many people in the United States and Europe have of Islam and the Muslim world …

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…Publishing, 1991         Hiro, Dilip., Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism, New York: Routledge, Chapman and Hall Inc. 1989         The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago: 15th Edition: 1987 Islam More Than A Religion         I. Introduction                   A. Historical Origins          B. Source of Islamic Doctrine II. Fundamental Practices          A. The Five Pillars          B. Sacred Places and Days III. American Experience A. History of Migration          B. Black Muslims IV. Cultural/Racial Appreciation          A. Traditions          B. General Culture - Family, Food, Music, etc....