What is an Islamic person called?

Followers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims are monotheistic and worship one, all-knowing God, who in Arabic is known as Allah.

What are the 3 types of Islam?

Muslims Adhere to Different Islamic Sects

  • Sunni Muslims include 84%–90% of all Muslims.
  • Shi`ite Muslims comprise 10%–16% of all Muslims.
  • Sufis are Islamic mystics.
  • Baha’is and Ahmadiyyas are 19th-century offshoots of Shi`ite and Sunni Islam, respectively.

Who is the best Islamic preacher in the world?

A Muslim comparative religionist is a Muslim scholar or preacher engaged in Islamic comparative religion studies.

  • Dr. Zakir Naik.
  • Ahmad Deedat.
  • Hafiz Muhammad Shariq.
  • Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī
  • Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila.
  • Fakhr al-Din al-Razi.
  • Ibn Hazm.
  • Abu al-Hasan al-Ash’ari.

What is the rank of Islam?

Adherents of Islam constitute the world’s second largest religious group. According to a study in 2020, Islam has 1.9 billion adherents, making up about 24.7% of the world population.

Can Muslims pet dogs?

Restriction of dogs in the home is based on the badith which says: “Angels do not enter a house which has a dog or picture in it.” This is accepted by the majority of Muslims to bar owning a dog as an indoor pet, but it does not rule out owning dogs for protection or hunting.

What are the 6 major beliefs of Islam?

Muslims have six main beliefs.

  • Belief in Allah as the one and only God.
  • Belief in angels.
  • Belief in the holy books.
  • Belief in the Prophets… e.g. Adam, Ibrahim (Abraham), Musa (Moses), Dawud (David), Isa (Jesus).
  • Belief in the Day of Judgement…
  • Belief in Predestination…

Who is the No 1 Islamic scholar in the world?

A hitherto largely unknown Turkish Islamic scholar, Fethullah Gülen, has been voted the world’s top intellectual in a poll to find the leading 100 thinkers.

Who are the top Islamic scholars?


  • Wahiduddin Khan (1925–2021)
  • Yasin Mazhar Siddiqi (1944–2020)
  • Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi.
  • Zakir Naik (born 1965)
  • Zafeeruddin Miftahi (1926–2011)
  • Zayn al-Abidin Sajjad Meerthi (1910–1991)
  • Zeeshan Haider Jawadi (1938–2000)
  • Ziaul Mustafa Razvi Qadri.