Islam 1 - RLG Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Islam there is a...

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RLG Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Islam there is a diversity of muslims around the world - most are in Africa, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh Islamic ideal - no separation of religion and state state law and Islamic law ( Shari ʼ ah ) one and the same encounter with (Western, secular) modernity thus particularly challenging a lot of emphasis on orthopraxy Allah - the Islamic God misleading - ʻ Allah ʼ means ʻ God ʼ in Arabic part of Hebraic (or Abrahamic) tradition lineage traced to Abraham (Ibrahim) through Ishmael (Ismail) Abraham is why Sarah could not have children, and Sarah asked Abraham to sleep with her handmaiden and Ishmael was born, then God gave Sarah fertility and Isaac was born - there is a version of this in the Qur'an, where Ishmael is sacriFced 12 tribes of Arabia - out of these people that Islam emerges (descendants of Ishmael of Abraham) Patriarchs and prophets of the Hebrew Bible honored, as well as Jesus (Isa) Jesus is important not as the son of God, but as a revolutionary prophet but Muhammad considered the “
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course RLG 100Y1 taught by Professor Professormaintenay during the Fall '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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