Islam

With some 1.5 billion followers worldwide, concentrated especially in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa, the Muslim faith is the world’s second largest religion.

Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam is a religion “of the book;” Muslims believe Muhammad was the last in a line of prophets, which included Jesus, to reveal the word of God to humanity.

Today, Islam is probably the most misrepresented and misunderstood religion, at least in the Western world. With this in mind, Matador strives to produce content that reflects the faith’s diversity and richness, as well as how it informs the everyday lives of its followers.

Islam Articles

Will Indonesia ban alcohol entirely?

by Marie Dhumieres
2

Mobile technology for Muslims is changing faith in Indonesia

by Riikka Haikarainen

Mipsterz: A definitive guide to Muslim hipsters

by David Trifunov
1

Red light jihad: Islamic insurgency in Thailand’s strangest party town

by Patrick Winn
3

On the growing Muslim community in Seoul

by Leslie Finlay

Notes from a Moroccan Ramadan

by Bryony Cottam

How will Christians and Muslims coexist in the new Egypt?

by Ellen Freeman
11

What you might not know about Ramadan

by Baxter Jackson
1

Islam’s largest nation disgusted by the judgment of its holiest

by Richard Stupart
2

Pondering “God” in the Muslim for a Month program

by Carol Doyle
3

Arabian genies and a flying mosque

by Baxter Jackson
10

A Muslim Petitions Against Threats to South Park Creators

by Christine Garvin
9

A Quiet Peace: The Islamic Call to Prayer

by Troy Nahumko
2

Travel to Mecca 1

by Joshywashington
17

Do New TSA Screening Techniques Amount to Sexual Harassment of Muslim Women?

by Christine Garvin
1

Baku, capital of Islamic culture

by Joshywashington
26

Eid al-Adha: The Muslim festival of sacrifice [GRAPHIC]

by Nick Rowlands
11

The Islamic Call To Prayer [Podcast]

by Baxter Jackson
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