British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Hijab is the principle of modesty in Islam and includes behaviour as well as dress for both males and females. In Islam, however, it has a broader meaning. It is the principle of modesty and includes behaviour as well as dress for both males and females. The most visible form of hijab is the head covering that many Muslim women wear.
Khadijah, First Woman of Islam
BBC - Religions - Islam: Hijab
Muslims who leave the faith often face abuse and violence - but a grassroots group that's touring American colleges is trying to help. When America went to war, he joined anti-war protests. We were similar people - he was liberal like me. Then he grew this foot-and-a-half long beard. So I spent about a year or so looking into religion. Muhammad studied the Koran, the hadiths reports describing the Prophet Muhammad , and secondary texts.
The Social System and Morality of Islam
Remarkable women have done remarkable things in every part of the world in every time in history. Most of their accomplishments were not recorded in history books. While just as brilliant, creative, and courageous as men, women in many societies have been valued less, and often their contributions discounted, not recorded at all, or attributed to men. Notable exceptions were women so extraordinary their worth could not be ignored or minimized.
Polling and Analysis. Muslims around the world agree that Islam is the one true faith that leads to salvation. Many Muslims also say it is their religious duty to convert others to Islam.