Islam Study Guide - Islam Study Guide Monotheistic...

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Islam Study Guide Monotheistic Religions -Tend to be parochial -History (parochial) > Men and Nations. Over 800 pages long, but only 2 pages on Islam. (All we read about is the al quida etc etc) -Ayatollah Khomeini – IRAN Had the Iranian revolution 98% Muslim Held captive the American embassy, Americans, over a year. -Saddam Hussein – Iraq -Colonialism: Islamic countries were ruled by western powers. Indonesia (Holland) – the largest Islamic country in the world. Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria (France) Malaysia (England) Egypt (England) Israeli – (Afghanistan Yemen) -Muhammad – Quarish tribe – Hubal (kaba) Horrible tribe Raised in the city of MECCA, born around 570 Orphaned by the time of 5 or 6. Raised by a Chadian, ABU TALIB. Worked on a caravan trade Traveled a lot Never learned to read or write. In the city of Mecca, Ka Ba means a cube shaped building. Surrounding by god and goddesses Chief god was Kabul He came out of the womb, a very spiritual person. A lot of meditation. A lot of prayer. Antagonizing the people of his tribe. -He attacked the leaders for not taking care of the poor.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course INDV 12334343 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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