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Islam

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Description

Islam is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah), and that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with over 1.8 billion followers or 24% of the world's population, commonly known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 50 countries. Islam teaches that God is merciful, all-powerful, and unique, and has guided mankind through prophets, revealed scriptures and natural signs. The primary scriptures of Islam are the Quran, claimed to be the verbatim word of God, and the teachings and normative examples of Muhammad.

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Organizations relating to Islam

Islamic Centre for Latin America
International Union of Muslim Scouts / Est. 1992
Islamic Society for International Unity and Peace
International Islamic Organization / Est. 1970
World Congress of Islamic Youth
Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture / Est. 1977
Islamic University of Rotterdam / Est. 1997
Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, London / Est. 1990
World Seerat Foundation
Centre for Islamic, Middle Eastern and Asian Studies, Planning and Publications, Durban / Est. 1964
Commonwealth of the Muslim States
World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought
League of Islamic Universities / Est. 1953
Modern World Muslim Congress
Muslim Peace Fellowship / Est. 1994
Islamic Arts Foundation
International Assembly of Moslem Youth
Islamic Chamber Council for Leather
Motamar International Peace Advancement Campaign / Est. 1981
Islamic Centre for Research and Development / Est. 1979
Jewish Christian Muslim Friendship Society
Suhrawardiya
Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education / Est. 1992
Islamic Texts Society / Est. 1981
Islamic Council of Europe / Est. 1973

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World Problems relating to Islam

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Disruptive religious fundamentalism

Action Strategies relating to Islam

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Exploiting fundamentalism
Improving economic development among Islamic countries
Moderating Islamic radicalism
Promoting mutual respect between Muslims and Jews

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