The following text is based on a reprint from Foundation magazine, Sept-Oct, 1998, Volume xix, Issue 5, F E.A. Press. Karel Beyer is on the staff of Foundation magazine and the pastoral staff of Fundamental Bible Church. Fundamental Evangelistic Association Box 6278 — Los Osos, California 93412. Emphasis in bold, links and additions in [square brackets] by Ellopos.

[…] Although it had a somewhat unstable beginning, Islam has grown dramatically through the years. Over one billion Muslims populate the world today, and this number is increasing, with mosques (temples or churches) going up virtually daily in the Western world. According to a July 20, 1998, U.S. News and World Report article, the number of Muslims in the United States is now greater than that of Christian Scientists, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mennonites, Quakers, Seventh-day Adventists and Unitarians combined.