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Islam, a survey of the Muslim faith

C. George Fry

Islam, a survey of the Muslim faith

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementC. George Fry & James R. King.
    ContributionsKing, James Roy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP161.2 .F79
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3810116M
    ISBN 100801034973
    LC Control Number81116992

      Have you heard that Islam is a peaceful religion because most Muslims live peacefully and only a "tiny minority of extremists" practice violence? That's like saying that White supremacy must be perfectly fine since only a tiny minority of racists ever hurt anyone.   Although the vast majority of Muslims might be peaceful people, when you say “Islam is a religion of peace,” you’re talking about the system or the religion from its inception. Apart from the first 13 years that Muhammad claimed to be a prophet, you don’t really have any history of Islam that was devoid of violence.   Most Know Little about Muslim Religion. As in previous Pew Research surveys, most Americans say they know little about the Muslim religion. Currently, 55% say they do not know very much (30%) or know nothing at all (25%) about the Muslim religion and its practices; 35% say they know some about the religion while just 9% say they know a great deal.   "Islam is Peace" said by George W Bush the U.S. President at Islamic Center of Washington, D.C after the terrible 9/11 attacks. The president’s speech’s main point was to calm down the American streets and the fear inside the citizens towards Muslims people. However, Islam is a religion that is.


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