Spread of Christianity

Spread of Christianity - ii. Journey to Medina iii....

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Spread of Christianity I. Islam a. Developed in Arabian Peninsula i. Nomadic Bedouins ii. Merchants b. Prophet and his world i. Muhammad 570 – 632 C.E. ii. Travels to Mecca iii. Merchant class c. Gabriel i. Arch-angle ii. Appears to Muhammad in visions d. Hijra i. Muhammad’s holy pilgrimage – 622 C.E.
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Journey to Medina iii. Beginning of the Islamic calendar e. Duties i. Five Pillars of Islam ii. Fasting for Ramadan iii. The giving of alms iv. A pilgrimage to Mecca f. Sharia i. Islamic Holy Law...
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