Thursday, February 6, 2014!
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Orthodoxy: correct belief!
Orthopraxy : correct practice!
Niyya: intention, especially before a ritual act !
I testify there is no God but God and Muhamm
Thursday, January 23, 2014
the study of religion from the perspective of a specic religious tradition!
goals: the deepen understanding of ones own religious tradition!
apologetics:speaking in defense of ones own faith !
Ethnographic approach to the !
study of religion
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
what is anthro!
the scientic and humanistic study of human beings and human development!
physical: studies evolutionary history of humans and related species
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
What do Muslims believe?
connection between God and the Prophets!
Belief in all prophets and messengers of the Judeo- Christian- Islam Tradition !
Adam, Jesus (Isa), Muhammad etc. !
Pre Islamic Arabia &!
Early History of Islam
Tuesday, February 4, 2014!
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Island of the Arabs!
1 million square miles desert or steppe!
no centralized power!
treaties and pacts!
ongoing cycles of conic