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A fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life.
The monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran.  Synonyms: Islam, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism.  "The term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

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"Islamism" Quotes from Famous Books

... far, in accordance with the principle of divide et impera, has attempted to play off the Mohammedan against the Hindu population. But now that a pronounced revolutionary and nationalist tendency shows itself among these latter, the danger is imminent that Pan-Islamism, thoroughly roused, should unite with the revolutionary elements of Bengal. The co-operation of these elements might create a very grave danger, capable of shaking the foundations of England's high position ...
— Germany and the Next War • Friedrich von Bernhardi

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