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Glossary of Islamic Terms

This Islamic Glossary was compiled from both Shiite and Sunni Muslim branches. It is an interesting reference and gives ideas into culture and thinking, not just the learning of new words. Where two words are repeated, one is from the Shiite glossary, the other the Sunni glossary. The 30-Days Editors

Glossary of Christian Terms

This glossary relates to Bible words and sometimes come with a biblical reference to explain more. Unlike some glossaries, most of the words in our glossary are in English. Some cultural words about Christianity have been added. The 30-Days International Editors

Muslim Fatalism and its consequences

Spend even a short time around Muslims and you will become aware that they continually use the Arabic phrase "In sha Allah", which means "if God wills". While the Qur'an also lays great emphasis on the free choice and moral conduct of individuals and communities, popular Islamic thinking and practice are often very fatalistic.