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Why do people speak of Muslims as if they are a race? Or a religion?

When in reality Muslims are the followers of Islam or "one who submits to Allah"...I see our own media doing this as well! Or am I wrong about that??


Asked by Michigan-Mom74 at 12:43 AM on May. 1, 2013 in Religious Debate

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  • Islam is the religion; Muslims are the followers of Islam. Just like Christianity is a religion; Christians are the followers of Christianity.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:48 AM on May. 1, 2013

  • They are not a race but the people who follow the religion.

    Answer by Dardenella at 2:15 AM on May. 1, 2013

  • Ok, thank you! There are a bunch of narrow minded folks out there! lol

    Comment by Michigan-Mom74 (original poster) at 12:55 AM on May. 1, 2013