In 1972, Muhammad told followers that the Nation of Islam had a net worth of $75 million. Allah as a lunar deity. The claim that Allah (the name of God in Islam) historically originates as a moon god worshipped in pre-Islamic Arabia originates in early 20th-century scholarship, most prominently advocated by American evangelicals from the 1990s. The idea was proposed by archeologist Hugo Winckler in 1901. Elijah Muhammad taught his followers that the vision of the prophet Ezekiel, which Jews call the Merkabah, was a UFO that he called the Mother Wheel or Mother Plane: Now as I looked at the living creatures, I saw a wheel on the earth beside the living creatures, one for each of the four of them.
The Fruit of Islam (FOI), or "Fruit" for short, is the paramilitary wing of the Nation of Islam (NOI). The Fruit of Islam wear distinctive blue or white uniforms and caps and have units at all NOI temples.
After the end of his parents' relationship, his mother moved in with Louis Walcott from Barbados, who became his stepfather. After his stepfather died in 1936, the Walcott family moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where they settled in the West Indian neighborhood of Roxbury.
Muhammad is also a Council Member and "is sometimes considered the most likely successor" to Louis Farrakhan.
In everyday terms, the imam for Sunni Muslims is the one who leads Islamic formal (Fard) prayers, even in locations besides the mosque, whenever prayers are done in a group of two or more with one person leading (imam) and the others following by copying his ritual actions of worship.
Biography. Khadijah Farrakhan converted to Nation of Islam with her husband Louis Farrakhan, then Louis Eugene Wolcott, in 1955, when they had been married for two years.
The Old Testament usually uses the name of God in the singular (e. g. Ex. 20:7 or Ps. Similarly, El Shaddai, derived from "shad" i. e. Lord, also points to the power of God. Yahweh is the principal name in the Old Testament by which God reveals himself and is the most sacred, distinctive and incommunicable name of God.
The Upanishads (Vedic texts) were composed, containing the earliest emergence of some of the central religious concepts of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The Greek Dark Age began. The Olmecs built the earliest pyramids and temples in Central America. The life of Parshvanatha, 23rd Tirthankara of Jainism.