Like early Christianity, Islam was monotheistic, that is, Muslims worship only one God.
Islam was a modernising influence, imposing a consistent order among different societies, strengthening powers of government and breaking down ethnic loyalties.
Even though, Al-Farabi doesn’t specifically address the tension between Islam and the west his theories are compatible with several of their secular ideals; many of which coincide with the Greek philosopher, Plato....
For many, this made conversion to Islam easier and less upsetting than conversion to Christianity.
In the early centuries of its existence, Islam in Africa had a dynamic and turbulent history, with reforming movements and dynasties clashing and succeeding each other.
I will examine the relationship between Islam and politics, definition of Islam and democracy, the connection between Islamic teaching (Hadith and Quran) and Islamic movements and different perspectives of Islamists or Islamic countries....
2. What was the significance of the Muslim victory over the Quraysh?
In spite of whether this powerful force works for the good or bad of mankind, it would be a great mistake to think that the globalization and economization of thought has lessened religion’s importance.
Mandaville proclaims an important aspect of the Islamic religion.
Out of this has come a conclusion that this area of the world is prone to be more violent than other parts and this is largely to due to the Islamic religion.
By the 1880's, Islam had taken root in one third of the continent.
This gave him, in his own words, "sharp insight into the complexities of that turbulent region." However, the purpose of the book is not to produce a critical or controversial interpretation of Islamic scripture.