Unformatted text preview: Muslims believe in many of the same prophets found in the Christian Bible including: Abraham, Moses, John the Baptist and Jesus. These were all men used to reveal God’s message to man but the final message was God’s exact words given to Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. This message became the Quran. Thus, since Muhammad spoke the exact words of God, Muslims revere him. Moreover, I better understand why Islam may be misunderstood in the West. As Americans, we have had a long tradition of separation of church and state. This became a precedent of early Christendom deriving the days of Reformation. And as a result, it is hard to understand that religion is apart of every facet of one’s life. So to many westerners, it may seem odd or even fanatical that the religion is apart of the government as well. We have different philosophies and ultimately hold them all in different regards....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course HIST HIST 1110 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '10 term at Kennesaw.
- Fall '10
- World History