• Fundamentalist Islam Islamic State
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    The key issue in the Middle East, increasingly, has less to do with the Arab-Israeli conflict and more to do with fundamentalist Islam. What is fundamentalist Islam? On the one hand, it manifests itself as a new religious conviction, reaffirming faith in an awe-inspiring God. On the other hand, it appears as a militant ideology, demanding political action now. One day its spokesmen call for a jihad (sacred war) against the West, evoking the deepest historic resentments. Another day, its leaders...
  • Religion Politics Islam Secular Society
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    RELIGION, POLITICS & ISLAM Can they be separated YAM IN ZAKARIA CONTENTS: Introduction The Rise of the Secular Society What is Religion The view of Islam towards Religion and Society The Meaning of Politics Keep Your Religion To Yourself Evidences Diversions TMQ = Translation of the Qur " an It should be perfectly clear that the Qur' an is authentic only in its original language, Arabic. Since perfect translation of the Qur' an is impossible, the term Translation of the Meaning of the Qur " an (...
  • Islam In Indonesia Islamic Bank
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    ISLAM IN INDONESIA Indonesia is a archipelago situated in South-East Asia and comprises of 13 600 islands which stretch for approximately 5000 km. Islam was introduced to Indonesia in the 14 th century by Gujarati merchants from India. In 1478 a coalition of Muslim princes attack the remains of the Hinduism Empire expunging Hindu from the Indonesian empire. Islam has now become the dominant religion with 87% of the population adhering to Islam, 7% are Christians while the remainder are Buddhist,...
  • Religious Fundamentalism United States
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    Compare and contrast Jewish, Christian and Islamic Fundamentalism. How far can each be understood as a reaction to liberal-capitalist modernity? Fundamentalism: The belief in old and traditional forms of religion, or the belief that what is written in a holy book, such as the Christian Bible, as being completely and literally true. The Cambridge International Dictionary of English Fundamentalism: a: a movement in 20 th century Protestantism emphasizing the literally interpreted Bible as Fundamen...
  • Saudi Arabia Islamic Country Muhammad
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    In the heart of the Middle East is a country known by many Westerners for its oil production and, often, extremist beliefs of groups within the country. The country is Saudi Arabia, and though it is thought of by many as a rather backward country, Saudi Arabia has a rich history and culture, and it is a country that revolves around Islam and the worship of Allah as the one true God. For about fifteen hundred years, Saudi Arabia's history has centered on one major theme: Islam. Muhammad, the foun...
  • Palestine In The Islamic History
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    Introduction Since the second Abbasid period, which commenced after the mid of the third Hijri century, the Islamic Caliphate State was progressively in weakening till it was broken down into three Caliphates instead of one. The Abbasid Caliphate was established in the East; the Fatimid Caliphate in Egypt, parts of North Africa and Syria, and the Umayyad Caliphate in An dalus. The Crusades took place under these circumstances. Top The political map of the region before the Crusades Forty years b...
  • Has Political Islam Failed In Algeria
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    Has Political Islam Failed in Algeria? The question whether Political Islam has failed or not due to the internal structure of the Islamic political movement, in either Algeria or another country in the Islamic World, is an important question for the analysis of the politicized Islamic phenomena. Olivier Roy sees the movement as a failure, not only in Algeria but also in the whole area from Casablanca to Tashkent, the movement has resulted in failure due to many reasons that are seen as common a...