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Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia.
  the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; the world’s second most practiced religion
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  • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia.
  • Islam is one of the three major monotheistic religions of the world.
  • Kathy began borrowing books about Islam.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • ...the Friday prayer lecture in the center of town, delivered by one of the holiest of the holy men of Islam.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • The Islamic statement of faith, in transliterated Arabic: there is no God but God.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He told our people it was their duty to obey his government because it was pursuing Islamic principles.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • I believed that everyone should be able to practice according to their own preferences and beliefs, but an awful lot of pilgrims in prison seem to be making it up as they go along, in silly ways—wearing a contraband napkin on their head one month when they’re practicing Islam, and then appearing in the Buddhist meditation circle the next—after realizing that they could duck out of work for this new brand of religious observance.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • But the people in the south were of different religions and did not want to be forced to practice Islam.
    Linda Sue Park  --  A Long Walk to Water
  • "Maybe that Islamic ’chatter’ actually wasn’t far from the truth, even though you planted it.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Is Islam an African religion?
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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  • Two-thirds the weight of the larger weapon, it was a deadly, gleaming thing with Islamic tracery snaking its way up the blue steel blade to the spiraled basket hilt, enameled in reds and blues.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • A stint with Islamic Relief, working in refugee camps in Kurdistan.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Maurice Orabi-Roussel, Islamic Art.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Joe found Islam and began spending all his time studying the Koran in his cell.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • When I was in fifth grade, we had a mullah who taught us about Islam.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Karzai’s cabinet will allow cable television networks to broadcast programs, challenging the Islamic hard-liners who had opposed it.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • It was a view of Islam not widely held among Americans, particularly the folks in Macon, Georgia, where Cole had grown up.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • There were no female Orthodox rabbis, Catholic priests, nor Islamic clerics.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Next to it is a framed photo of the black-robed Kaaba, holiest sanctum of Islam, surrounded by a ten-thousandfold swirl of the faithful.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • But that would have taken us over the dubious southern uplands of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and we do not do that.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The church chose Islam for the name because it was a language they considered dirty.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The lower half of his face was shrouded by the m long beard that he’d grown, an outward sign of the Islamic faith he’d adopted in prison.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • And if he decided to convert to Islam?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The new regime will maintain the utmost respect for principles, both Islamic and democratic.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • They blamed it on the Islamic fanatics, at the time.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • The city comprises prominent (Jewish) synagogues, (Christian) churches, and (Islamic) mosques.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He has drawn volunteers and admirers from every stratum of Pakistan’s society and from all the warring sects of Islam.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Cedric lets on that things aren’t going so well, and Torrence is at the ready with sweeping explanations from Islamic dogma for Cedric’s unhappiness.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • We in the Judeo-Christian-Islamic world have a fair chunk of mythology invested in rain and its most major by-product.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Rachel/Rachelle is now experimenting with Islam.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • This soldier had been taken prisoner in some remote part of Asia, and was threatened with an immediate agonizing death if he did not renounce Christianity and follow Islam.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • His memory was good, and for so young a man he had read largely; the themes he preferred were the decay of Islam and the brevity of Love.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Echoes of the ancient Art still resonated in every corner of the globe, from the mystical Kabbalists of Judaism to the esoteric Sufis of Islam.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • He became aware that the doctrinal differences among Hinduism and Buddhism and Taoism are not anywhere near as important as doctrinal differences among Christianity and Islam and Judaism.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • And in the same spirit, the domains of the national and world religions are centered around the hub of some mother city: Western Christendom around Rome, Islam around Mecca.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • A book in German entitled Der Staat und die Autonomen, a book in Swedish with the title Revolutionary Terrorism, and an English book Islamic Jihad.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The force of men who fought, not for themselves, but for Islam.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • I might have chosen one called Islam, only I know too well how it mixes with Hinduism.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • When I am in America, my beloved home, I find myself defending Islam, my beautiful religion.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Climate, disease, tribal wars, and the incursion of Islam from the east had all played a part.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Fortier was going to wipe out most of Islam-it could hardly be Allah’s will.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • "The liberalization of Islam," Naphta scoffed.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Very crazy thing, Viktor says, bringing these shirts into a place where Islam is stronger every day.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • L. Bob Rife’s glossolalia cult is the most successful religion since the creation of Islam.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • I would love to spend my remaining breath chatting with you about the finer points of Islamic history, but our time together is short.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Do you think that Svensson and Fortier have any intention of allowing Islam to thrive after they gain power?
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Especially areas that were hard-core Islamic.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Having taught themselves once to look through Islamic eyes, they could not return to the West, and were like young captives, deep in the enemy’s country, who must rearrange their souls.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Carlos didn’t care to understand the depths of their madness; he only knew they were the kind of people who would get what they wanted, and in the process he would get what he wanted: the restoration of Islam.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Throughout this mad jumble, however, Max could see unmistakable elements of human architecture—Chinese pavilions, Islamic minarets, Egyptian obelisks, massive domes and cupolas whose scale dwarfed their human antecedents.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Islam [1] , Allah [2] , Mecca [3] , Muhammad [4] , Sunni [5] , Hadith [7] , Wahhabi [7] , Kaaba [8] , hajj [8] , Allah [2]
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