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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

Ummah / Qibla – Community and direction

The ultimate corporate expression of Muslim community is called "Ummah", an Arabic word meaning "people, generation, or community". For Muslims, the reality of the Ummah is especially experienced during the Muslim pilgrimage or Hajj to Mecca. Remember that there are literally millions of Muslims around the world praying towards Mecca (Qibla).