Muslim cities had an important role in the Post-classical Muslim society, which included the diffusion of the Islamic faith in the Middle East, trade amongst both Muslim and non-Muslim cities, as well as advancement in society.
Lastly, Islam spread quickly through military campaigns which is depicted in “The Spread of Islam (map)” (Doc. C) This map shows how the people that were conquered by the Muslims chose to convert to Islam
“... Religion may be protected… defend the lands of Islam… enforce legal penalties… God’s truth may prevail over every religion (Doc E).” The laws in the law book are made to protect people and let conquered lands to practice their own religion, so they seemed fair to others. For example one law is “defend the lands of Islam.” People want to be protected and Muslims were ordered to protect certain lands, as a result people wanted this protection and moved to these places. Another example is “Religion may be protected.” Some people didn’t want to change religions but were under Islamic rule. This law would appeal to them because they would not have to try and overtake the Muslims, so they could have their way. More peace would be achieved and more people would be attracted to Islam, hence making it
Christianity and Islam are two of the world’s largest religions. The two are different in beliefs but are similar in origin. Like many religions both Islam and Christianity claim to be the one and only true way to God. Although Islam and Christianity differ in major ways, they also share some similarities.
The attitudes of Christianity and Islam toward merchants and trade are similar yet different. Over time Christian and Islamic attitudes towards the merchants and trade have changed.
When you are born into a world in which the two biggest religions on the globe are fighting the same battle they have been fighting for a thousand years you start to question the belifs of these two religions. If they both preach peace, why do we get war? I wonder what Jesus or Muhammad would say if they were alive today. Christanity, Islam, and Judaism are three of the most closely related religions in the world because they all see Abraham and other patriarcal figures in the bible as their spirtual ansestors. However, their points of similarity are no guarentee the followers will get along. In fact, most of the religiously motivated conflicts are between Muslims and Christans. All religions have
During Christianity and Islam both religions had different views on merchants and trade from religion’s origins.Islam sometimes view merchants to be great for economy but christianity felt that merchants will never make it to heaven because of how much money merchants are gaining. At first Islam encouraged respect towards merchants and later on islam was suspicious of their activity.Then Christianity at first did not support or feel great about merchants but later they became equate to merchants like Islam but only the merchants who were honest.
Islam spread between merchants traveling various trade routes running along the vast empire of Arabia. Trade was a non-violent method the Arabians used to spread Islam. As Muslim traders traveled along the Sahara Islam migrated with them slowly adapting to the West African states. It then grew as more people adopted it and saw the benefits of associating themselves with Islamic culture. For example, West African merchants saw the necessity of having to associate themselves with Muslim merchants.
Christianity most widely distributed of the world religions, having substantial representation in all the populated continents of the globe. Its total membership may exceed 1.7 billion people.
Islam and Christianity seem to have very little in common; however, the two actually show strong likeness, principally in the central areas. Both Muslims and Christians are monotheists, believing in one God. While both believe in the same God, He is called by two completely different names. He is referred to as "Allah" by Muslims and "God" by Christians. Although Islam and Christianity are two different religions, their similarities in beliefs and prayers make them comparable in many aspects.
the Islamic Congress's president, Mohamed Elmasry. Mr. Elmasry said there are bad Muslims just as there are bad Christians and Jews. "We treat them as such and so should you. But Islam is a religion of peace. Muslims have a religious duty to be tolerant of other faiths and other ideologies.'' Mr. Elmasry said journalists need to differentiate between the peaceful teachings of Islam and the claims of some Muslim extremists that their actions are justified by their interpretations of Islam. He likened the situation of Canadian Muslims today to that of Canadian Jews 50 years ago. "Jewish children were being (wrongly) called Christ-killers just as Muslim children are called terrorists today.'' In their letter to the editor in the
As with most religions studied all around the world both Islamic and Christian faith are viewed as powerful and life changing lifestyle in a religious aspect. Although, they are both unique in their own way both religions have helped to shape the people in which they are practiced by. In the essay below you will encounter the differences and similarities which make these religions what they are to the people who practice them. Although, no one religion is greater than the other they are only as great as the people who vow to live them daily. Christian and Muslim faith have both help to develop the country, America as two of the most widely practiced religions, and although they are different they both have made positive impact in
Religion is a complicated ritual that is viewed in many different ways. People all over the world practice different religious values. One person’s religious value will not match the religious values of another person. Today’s socialization and globalization have affected the way one views the world’s different religions. Christianity and Islam are two of the most popular religions today. Christians and Muslims belong to the family of those who believe in the one God. Both religious foundations can trace their ancestry back to Abraham. However, both are have varying beliefs, practices, and teachings.
Death is inevitable, we cant change the fact only accept it, what we can choose is our faith, who and what we believe in. Each religion is different they all have a different take and belief in what happens to us and our souls after we die. In this report I am focusing on two different religions and what they believe happens during life after death. My two religions are Catholicism and Islam.