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Unformatted text preview: What, in your view, are the primary advantages and/or disadvantages of the choices that were made? What lasting impact did these changes have on Muslim society? C. Islam, although rooted in western Arabia, is arguably a product of the encounter between the Arab followers of Muhammad and the existing religions and cultures of the Mediterranean world and Southwest Asia. In your opinion, was Islam a force of disruption or continuity? What, in your view, are the most important continuities and discontinuities between Islamic civilization and the civilizations of its predecessors in these regions in the period between 600 and 1258 ?...
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- Fall '08
- POWERS, D