The People of Monotheism

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The People of Monotheism can mean:

  • Ahl al-Tawḥīd (Arabic: أهل التوحيد‎), a name the Druze use for themselves. Literally, "The People of Unity" or "The Unitarians", from tawḥid, unity (of God).
  • Al-Muwaḥḥidīn (Arabic: الموحدين‎), meaning "monotheists" or "those who believe in the unity of God" (tawhid) (literally "unitarians"), has been applied to various groups of Muslims at various times. It is a name that Sunni Muslims, especially adherents of Salafism, call themselves. It is also another name the Druze use for themselves.
  • Ahl al-ʿAdl wa t-Tawḥīd, "The People of Justice and Monotheism", what the Mu'tazili call themselves.
  • al-Muwaḥḥidun (Arabic: الموحدون‎), the original Arabic name of the North African Almohad dynasty.

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