Ummah

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ummah (Islamic commonty) distribution cairt accordin tae Pew Research.[1]

Ummah (Arabic: أمة‎) is an Arabic wird meanin "naition" or "commonty". It is distinguished frae Sha'b (Arabic: شعب‎) which means a naition wi common ancestry or geografie. Thus, it can be said tae be a supra-naitional commonty wi a common history.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pew Research Center, 2012, Washington DC, Religious Composition by Country