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What does Muslim mean?

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?

Submitted by Y.M. (Lebanon), Nov 2, 2008 at 07:37

Muslim is a derivative from Arabic word meaning "seeking for peace"; Islam has extrapolated as "seeking for peace with God and what 'll happen is the will of God." A "good" muslim is the man/woman praying for God and being in peace with him(her)self and the others. Is this different from Catholic, protestant, lutherian, or any other religion objectives? This is resumed in a saying: "For God, We 're all muslim.", meaning that we are subject to God's will.


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