a.1.Of or pertaining to Islam; Mohammedan.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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the ideas that Islam is essentially rigid and inaccessible to change, that its laws, religious, political and social, are based on a set of specific precepts which can neither be added to, nor taken from, nor modified to suit to altered circumstances; that its political system is theocratic, and that in short the Islamitic code of law is unalterable and unchangeable, have taken a firm hold of the European mind, which is never at any trouble to be enlightened on the subject.
The few studies focusing on adolescents are (mostly) situated in less-secularized countries such as islamitic countries (e.g., Al-Sabwah & Abdel-Khalek, 2006; Lester & Abdel-Khalek, 2008) or in countries with a different religious landscape than in West-European countries (e.g., Chinese adolescents; Hui & Fung, 2009).
In Islamitic poetry, the dove is a symbol of love, rather than a symbol of peace as English readers might assume.