The Britannica Guide to the Islamic World

The Britannica Guide to the Islamic World

Encyclopædia Britannica


sleek Islam can look so varied as to defy description, but it really is held jointly via superior forces than nearly the other global group—the annual hajj to Mecca itself draws greater than a million Muslims. And regardless of major spiritual variations, Islam is still one of many least sectarian of global religions. such a lot Muslims stay in societies within which the impact of culture is especially powerful, and during which modernization has additionally penetrated to some degree. The Britannica advisor to the Islamic international introduces the tips which are the least understood to these outdoors the faith, and the place Islam is practiced through the international.

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