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17 Muslims in - Islam and Muslims in the West Islam Introduction Introduction 2 concerns about Muslim emigration in the West since 1970s threat to

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Islam and Muslims in the West Islam and Muslims in the West
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Introduction Introduction 2 concerns about Muslim emigration in the West since 1970s threat to Judeo-Christian world view demographic shift --> cultural challenge
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Encounter with the West Encounter with the West 4 periods ---beginning of Islam’s expansion from 7th to 8th c ---Crusades in the Middle Ages ---colonial expansion in 18-20th c ---current encounter started after WWII
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Muslim communities of the West Muslim communities of the West total estimated population 23 mil. majority lives in ---the Balkans and SE Europe ---USA 6 mil. ---UK 2.5 mil. ---France 3 mil. ---Germany 2.5 mil. ---Netherlands 408,000 ---Spain 450,000, etc.
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Muslim communities Muslim communities most Muslims were temporary labor workers during post WWII, settled in the West for various reasons Oil boycott in 1973 passage of legislation in 1970s in European countries
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Muslim communities Muslim communities largest Muslim concentrations in
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course RELIG 358 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '10 term at Iowa State.

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17 Muslims in - Islam and Muslims in the West Islam Introduction Introduction 2 concerns about Muslim emigration in the West since 1970s threat to

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