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The People of Monotheism may translate several Arabic terms:
Ahl al-Tawd (Arabic: ?), a name the Druze use for themselves. Literally, "The People of the Unity" or "The Unitarians", from taw?id, unity (of God).
al-Muwaidun (Arabic: ) is an Arabic term meaning "the monotheists". It has currency as:
^Friedman, Yaron (2010). The Nu?ayr?-?Alaw?s. Leiden: Brill. p. 44. Both Nu?ayr?s and Druzes were Sh sects deeply influenced by Neoplatonism and Gnosticism. Both called themselves muwaid?n, and considered the study of esoteric knowledge as the true path to monotheism.
^Friedman, Yaron (2010). The Nu?ayr?-?Alaw?s. Leiden: Brill. p. 11. According to Nu?ayr? sources, the members of this group called themselves muwaid?n or ahl al-tawd (monotheists), because they believed that only by combining exoteric (z?hir) and esoteric (bin) knowledge, can complete monotheism be achieved.