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  • Abu Bakr, Yasin (Biography)

    Leader of radical Black Muslim organization Jamaat al-Muslimin in Trinidad. Led July 1990 storming of the parliament building in Port of Spain, taking the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Brazil (Subject Entry)

    The history of Islam in Brazil begins in Portugal, which conquered and colonized Brazil from 1500 to 1822 . Colonial customs such as the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Brazil, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Muslims in Brazil are descendants of African slaves and of emigrants from Ottoman Syria and Lebanon. The majority of Muslims in Brazil today are ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Caribbean (Subject Entry)

    The Caribbean region, also referred to as the West Indies, includes the islands in the Caribbean Sea from the tip of the Florida peninsula ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Daʿwah (Subject Entry)

    [This entry contains three subentries: Qurʿānic Concepts Institutionalization Modern Usage ] QurʿĀnic Concepts The word daʿwah and the verb daʿā from which it derives ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations (Subject Entry)

    A worldwide organization of Muslim student associations, the International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations ( IIFSO ) received its initial impetus from the experience ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Jamaat al-Muslimin (Trinidad) (Subject Entry)

    Islamic group in Trinidad. Led by Yasin Abu Bakr , a former police officer, advocating justice for the poor and reformation of Muslim religious ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Latin America (Subject Entry)

    Many Latin Americans associate Arabs (Muslim and non-Muslim) with turcos . The term refers to immigrants from the former Ottoman Empire who arrived in ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Melehi, Mohammed (Biography)

    ( b. Asilah , 22 Nov. 1936 ). Moroccan painter and graphic artist. He studied art in Morocco at the Escuela Preparatoria de Bellas ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Migration (Subject Entry)

    Migration is a central theme in Islam and Muslim history in religious terms, in the expansion of Islam and the internal processes of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Salahi, Ibrahim el- (Biography)

    ( b. Omdurman , 1930 ). Sudanese painter . After studying at the School of Design at Gordon Memorial College in Khartoum ( 1948 ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Suriname (Subject Entry)

    There is a higher percentage of Muslims in Suriname, a former Dutch colony on South America's northeastern shoulder, than in any other country in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Trinidad and Tobago (Subject Entry)

    Trinidad and Tobago is a religiously diverse state with a Muslim community that, though small, has nevertheless been significant in the country's history and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Trinidad and Tobago, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Muslims in Trinidad and Tobago constitute only 8 percent of the population and are mostly of East Indian descent, but they play an important ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Who are the “moderate” Muslims? (Chaptered Work)

    “Who and where are the moderate Muslims?” continues to be a hotly debated question. The term moderate is problematic. What are the criteria for ...

    Source: What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam; from chapter Violence and Terrorism

  • Why are Muslims so violent? (Chaptered Work)

    The acts of Muslim extremists in recent years lead many to ask why Islam and Muslims are so violent. Islam, from the Quran to ...

    Source: What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam; from chapter Violence and Terrorism

  • Zenderoudi, Hussein (Biography)

    ( b. Tehran , 1937 ). Iranian painter and printmaker . He studied at the College of Fine Arts and the College of Decorative ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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