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Religious Extremism
fundamentalists the wanted to take the times back to their old religion, small %, but large enough to cause probs
Crossroads of three continents
africa,asia,europe
oil
21st century driven by oil, good % from middle east
opec
contols oil, saudi arabia=largest member
Madrasa
schools of religion that spawned radical muslims. (Osama Bin Laden)
Religion
Birthplace of abrahamic religions (christianity, judaism, islam) all three have killed for their religion
abraham
monoteistic - on god. (all religions have this in common) wanted child but wife sarah was infertile so he had a baby with maid hagar, Ishmael, then sarah had miracle son Jacob (isaac). sarah banished hagar and ishmael.
Why jews beleive they are the choosen ones
because abraham choose to keep jacob (isaac)
test of abraham
god told abraham to kill his first born, didnt kill him,. just a test of faith