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History of Islam

What is the story of the Muslim faith?

The story of Islam starts with the prophet Muhammad. However, Islam rose in a certain historical and geographical context. What was Arabia like before Muhammad and the rise of the Islamic religion? The Arabian Peninsula was originally the home of nomadic peoples who coped with the desert climate by migrating every season (“Arab” roughly translates as “desert dweller”). Read the rest of this entry

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