A Muslim (Arabic: مُسلِم ) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad. The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad. To provide all Americans a clear way to distinguish True Islam from extremism and strengthen America's national security against extremism. 9 Jan Islam is not complicated, Muslims are. When I say I am Muslim, I should not feel the need to categorise myself as an extremist, moderate or liberal. I either practise my religion or don't, but as long as I believe in one God and the Holy Prophet (pbuh), I am as much of a Muslim as anyone else. The reaction of.