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  • Dome Of The Rock

    Christianity and Islam and influenced by the cultures of Christians and Muslims. One religious site that is entwined with all three of these religions is the Dome of the Rock located on the Temple Mount. The Dome of the Rock which was finished under Caliph ‘Abd al-Malik around 692 was not a mosque but a shrine. This structure is significant not just because of how interrelated it is with the religions of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, but it is also important in that this space is connected…

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  • Deus Lo Volt Analysis

    In 1095 at the Council of Clermont in France, Pope Urban II gave a speech that would affect the church for many years to come. He declared that church was going to try and get the Holy Land back from the Seljuk Turks in battles that would be known as the Crusades. Since the mid-seventh century, the Muslims had controlled the Holy Land and had prevented Catholics from entering Jerusalem to make pilgrimages. The Catholics saw gaining the Holy Land back as a sacred duty because the Muslims were…

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  • Benefits Of Multiculturalism In Globalised Society

    Before we begin our inquiry of whether adopting multiculturalism in our globalised society is a necessity, we must first ask ourselves, what is “multiculturalism” and “globalisation”? Multiculturalism refers to the evolution of cultural diversity within a jurisdiction while globalization is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other aspects of culture. We might thus say that multiculturalism must be adopted in our globalised…

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  • What Is ISIS Manipulate Islam?

    Most identify the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as being an Islamic terrorist group. Whether or not ISIS is actually Islamic has been up for debate. One thing that is for certain is that ISIS does use, proclaim and manipulate Islam in its’ ever-lasting ploy to lure recruits to join their ranks. For instance, one of the ways this is done is through imams. Imams serve as the leaders of Muslim mosques all across the world. So, needless to be said, imams serve as important authoritative figures…

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  • Influence Of The Roman Empire

    it would be dishonorable not to fight. (Two Views of the fall of Jerusalem). While the Christians and Muslims held high tension, both religions co-existed with one another in certain areas, using reason to resolve disputes. In the Pact of Umar, the Caliph Umar II reached an arrangement with his Christian subjects to maintain peace in his territories. The Christians came up with…

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  • Muhsanat Poetry Analysis

    She was born in 994 CE in Cordoba to Muhammad III, caliph of Cordoba and to a former Christian slave. Raised in a time period when Cordoba had a very low percentage of illiterate citizens, Wallada had access to a vast collection of information. Her young adulthood years were full of turmoil and bloody governmental…

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  • Religious Beliefs During The Crusades

    Throughout the religious history of the world there have been many instances in which religion and religious beliefs have been used as an excuse to perpetrate crimes against others. These crimes can be seen in many different religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity. Islam and their use of Jihad, or “holy war”, is used as a way to rationalize the killing of individuals that are considered to be infidels. Like Islam, Hinduism, uses their religious teachings as a way to oppress those of…

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  • Impact Of Islam On Egypt

    Throughout Islamic history and even today Muslims pray 5 times a day. This is a way Islam played a role socially on the Egypt population, throughout their everyday lives. One way that Islam played a role politically throughout this time period was, Sultan-Caliph who ran the empire by the religious bureaucracy. Rulers of the bureaucracy were Baybars I, Mamluk Sultan during 1260-1277 A.D. throughout Egypt and Syria. The main part of the society’s law, political values, and ideas strictly included…

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  • Key Results Of The Neolithic Revolution

    What were the key results of the Neolithic Revolution? They had a lot of agricultural products they was very big in that and art. What is diffusion in the context of societal developments? The Ten Commandments’ injunction to “honor thy mother and father” gives Judaism the greatest degree of commonality with what belief systems? confucianism Why did the development of agriculture lead to an increase in population? It lead to agriculture because the more food they made more people moved in to…

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  • Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

    armies also have them on the run in Libya, Yemen and Iraq. As IS’s grand facade of a “caliphate” crumbles and it devolves into an improvised insurgency capable only of mounting terrorist attacks, you have to wonder: Where in blazes is its self-styled “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the feared cleric-in-black? IHS Inc, the reputed information and analysis firm focused on international security,…

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