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Mohammedan

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Mohammedanism:

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[Arab.,=one who surrenders (himself to God), an agent form of the verb of which Islam is a verbal noun], one who has embraced Islam, a follower of Muhammad. The form Moslem is also common in English; the term Mussulman is now rarely used.
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, [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet Muhammad. Founded in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity). An adherent to Islam is a Muslim [Arab.,=one who submits].
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A few months later, Himmler would again "speak about the heroic character of the Mohammedan religion, while expressing his disdain for Christianity, and especially Catholicism," wrote Horstenau.
What kind of aggravation have they suffered at the hands of their former coreligionists--and why are French Catholics being asked to reach out to Algerian-descended Mohammedans and not to Algerian-descended Catholics?
Among topics of particular documents are what Mohammedans in Bosnia think, the political stance of women, the Slovenes and the Yugoslavs, the political program of Hellenism in Turkey, and the Romantic face of Slovakia.
Like the Aryans, the Mohammedans also did not have any extra-territorial patriotism.
Fifty per cent of the students are Mohammedans and the rest belong to Hindu religion.
The book clearly demonstrates the hostility of Arabs toward Christians, although Christ is recognized as a prophet by Mohammedans.
In 1819, the first American missionaries to the region, Pliny Fisk and Levi Parsons, arrived with instructions to explore "what good can be done for the Jews, for the Mohammedans [Muslims], for the Christians, for the people of Palestine, Egypt, and Syria.
Moroccan teapots Moroccan teapots are sold to Mohammedans in Muslim countries in the east, but have actually been produced in Birmingham.
Surely, then, the conversion of Mohammedans should be a special subject at missionary conferences.
In dealing with the historic clashes of Spaniard and Moor, Irving inclines to the side of the Mohammedans who erected such a splendid civilization on Spanish soil.
Hence, in the context of the low Muslim demography, Sir Syed's gravest concern at this juncture, to quote his own words, was how to get "the two nations - the Mohammedans and Hindus - sit on the same throne and remain in equal power.
These included, he said, the authorship by the late senator Ahmad Domocao Alonto in 1958 of the New Civil Code, which refers to Philippine inhabitants as Filipinos, instead of Christians and non-Christian tribes, Mohammedans and pagan tribes, as they were referred to in the old code.