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Nation of Islam

Nation of Islam Fast Facts

Adherents

10,000-100,000

Beliefs

"One God whose proper name is Allah." Wallace Fard Muhammad became the divine messiah and incarnation of Allah in 1930. The Earth is over 76 trillion years old and all land was once called "Asia."

Practices

Prayer five times a day. Work for the equality of the African race. Respect laws of the land, don't carry arms, don't make war. Healthy living and abstinence from alcohol, smoking and substance abuse. Modest dress.

Texts

Qur'an and "Scriptures of all the Prophets of God" are holy texts. Influential writings include Elijah Muhammad's Message to the Blackman in America (1965)

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Title Nation of Islam
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Last UpdatedNovember 19, 2016
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MLA Citation “Nation of Islam.” ReligionFacts.com. 19 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 22 Feb. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/nation-islam>

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