However, these two religious sects are not to be considered one and the same. In fact, they even claimed that those who follow these teachings are mostly Black and racist individuals, and are not be considered to be true Muslims. Due to this, believers of the so-called real Islam denounce the teachings of NOI. Believers of Islam recognize only one true God, whom they call Allah.
They teach that their founder, Master Fard Muhammad is the Mahdi. Fard Muhammad to his student, Elijah Muhammad. These were collected and entitled The Supreme Wisdom. The NOI continues to teach its followers that the present world society is segmented into three distinct categories.
The itemized platform contains two sections; "What The Muslims Want", consisting of 10 points; and "What The Muslims Believe", consisting of 12 points.
This was, Elijah Muhammad claimed, long before Adam. He writes on page 31 of his book, "Message to the Blackman in America", " Originally, they were the tribe who came with the earth or this part 66 trillion years ago when a great explosion on our planet divided it into two parts.
One we call earth and the other moon. This was done by one of our scientists, God, who wanted the people to speak one language, one dialect for all, but was unable to bring this about. The first is in terms of territory, 'Since we cannot get along with them in peace and equality, we believe our contributions to this land and the suffering forced upon us by white America justifies our demand for complete separation in a state or territory of our own.
That is number four. The first part of that program is that we want freedom, a full and complete freedom. The second is, we want justice. We want equal justice under the law, and we want justice applied equally to all, regardless of race or class or color.
And the third is that we want equality. We want equal membership in society with the best in civilized society. If we can get that within the political, economic, social system of America, there's no need for point number four.
But if we cannot get along in peace after giving America years of our service and sweat and labor, then, of course, separation would be the solution to our race problem. Wallace Fard Muhammad taught that the original peoples of the world were black and that white people were a race of " devils " created by a scientist named Yakub the Biblical and Qur'anic Jacob on the Greek island of Patmos.
According to the supreme wisdom lessons, Fard taught that whites were devils because of a culture of lies and murder that Yakub instituted on the island to ensure the creation of his new people. Fard taught that Yakub established a secret eugenics policy among the ruling class on the island.
They were to kill all dark babies at birth and lie to the parents about the child's fate. Further, they were to ensure that lighter-skinned children thrived in society. This policy encouraged a general preference for light skin.
It was necessary to allow the process of grafting or making of a lighter-skinned race of people who would be different. The idea was that if the light-skinned people were allowed to mate freely with the dark-skinned people, the population would remain dark-skinned due to the genetic dominance of the original dark-skinned people.
This process took approximately years to produce a blond-haired, blue-eyed group of people. As they migrated into the mainland, they were greeted and welcomed by the indigenous people wherever they went.
But according to the supreme wisdom lessons, they started making trouble among the righteous people, telling lies and causing confusion and mischief. This is when the ruling class of the Middle East decided to round up all the troublemakers they could find and march them out, over the hot desert sands, into the caves and hillsides of Europe.
Elijah claimed that this history is well-known and preserved, and is ritualized or re-enacted within many fraternal organizations and secret societies. Fard taught that much of the savage ways of white people came from living in the caves and hillsides of Europe for over 2, years without divine revelation or knowledge of civilization.
Farrakhan has stated, regarding spiritual ascension, "If you look at the human family—now, I'm talking about black, brown, red, yellow and white—we all seem to be frozen on a subhuman level of existence.The Nation of Islam was founded in Detroit in by Wallace Fard.
Fard, also known as Fard Muhammad, a peddler and preacher, advocated black empowerment by drawing upon the Quran and the Bible.
After Fard's disappearance in , the NOI was led by . Traditional Islam: Nation of Islam: Origins: Traditional Islam teaches that there is only one God (Allah).
God works through prophets rather than assuming a physical form. Second Vatican Council, Lumen Gentium 16, November 21, “But the plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator, in the first place among whom are the Muslims: these profess to hold the faith of Abraham, and together with us they adore the one, merciful God, mankind’s judge on .
Muhammad and Idolatry. Sam Shamoun. One thing that sticks out in Islam is that most of the rites and practices adopted into the religion are actually pagan customs that Muhammad claimed were sanctioned by God.
In fact, we find that Muhammad before, during, and after his mission continued to perform rites that from a biblical perspective are nothing more than idolatry. The Nation of Islam was founded in Detroit, Michigan in It is a "messianic-nationalist sect" whose tenets focus on the spiritual and material elevation of black people and black culture, according to the Encyclopedia of Religion and Society.
In traditional Islam there are five prophets, three from the Hebrew Bible, Jesus and Muhammad.
The Nation of Islam adds its second leader, Elijah Muhammad, to the list.