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Comparison between Islam, Christianity and Budhism

Comparisonbetween Islam, Christianity and Budhism Comparisonbetween Islam, Christianity and Budhism Islamvs. Buddhism Bothreligions had different worldviews because of the difference in theirtime of initiation, which was a thousand years apart. Buddhismoriginated from Nepal before Christ in the fifth century. It assertsreincarnation and does not involve itself with any Gods. Islam,conversely, began in Arabia in the …

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Islam outside the Middle East

In his article “Roots of Rage: Militant Islam in Central Asia” Edward W. Walker pictures historical development of Islamic religious ideology and discusses current problems and controversies connected with religious life in five post-Soviet Islamic countries in Central Asia, namely: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. In the beginning of the writing the author briefly …

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Islam in Europe

Today, there can be absolutely no doubt that Islam has become a part and parcel of the landscape of present day Western Europe. Islam is today high on the list of public agendas in western European countries, and statistics reveal the fact that more than thirteen millions Muslims live in and around these areas. It …

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Christianity and Islam

Christianity and Islam are considered to be two of three major faiths that are practiced throughout the world. Both faiths are derivatives of Judaism, as all three faiths share a common ancestor in the form of Abraham. The focus of this paper, however, will be to examine Christianity and Islam through tracing the lives of …

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Symbolic Islamic Architecture of the Medieval Period in Africa

This paper aims to tackle various Islamic architectures that are constructed during the medieval period in Africa: the Citadel of Cairo (North) and the Great Mosque of Kilwa (East). It endeavors to present the formal elements of the works, their contents and meanings. Moreover, it will give a brief background of the artist or culture. …

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Muhammad & Islam

Islam is one of the major religions in the world preaching monotheism like Judaism as well as Christianity. However, in comparison to both these religions, Islam is a relatively younger religion and was founded by a man who is still considered as the most influential personality of the world. His name is Muhammad and according …

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