5 Religion - Religions of the World Main religions of the...

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Religions of the World
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Main religions of the World Christianity Catholic Protestant Orthodox Islam Sunni Shi’ite Judaism Buddhism Hinduism
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Early History of Islam (610-632) Mohammad receives word of God Preaches against oppression of the poor in Mecca Hegira to Medina—foundation of the Ummah Victorious return to Mecca Caliphate founded and spreads Islam
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Secularization/modernization hypothesis As societies become more wealthy and educated, belief in the supernatural or divine diminishes With one major exception
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The emergence of the secular state America’s Ist amendment States with established religions, not US France’s secular republic No head scarves or large crosses at school Ataturk’s Turkey Equality of sexes formally recognized and legal system based on Switzerland, not Islam
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1920s Muslim Brotherhood founded in Egypt to oppose colonialism and “back-
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 130 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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