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Key aspects of Formation of a Persecuting Society and No god but God
Religion and Theology
Pages 8 (2008 words)
Key aspects of Formation of a Persecuting Society and No god but God Introduction: Persecution was one of the major attributes of medieval society. The violence and persecution were simply widespread in the medieval world. Most of the persecutions in the history had been occurred due to the religion…
The violence started after the death of Prophet Muhammad on various issues. The violence was not just on individual level, but it was the institutional, governmental and judicial too. It was between the groups of people of different race, religion and lifestyle. Same situation was there in Europe after the fall of Roman Empire. Around 1100 Europe had become a persecuting society. Persecution was the common phenomenon in the history of Islam and Christianity. It is one of the characteristics of barbarian society which has left all the signs of civilization behind. The stories of persecutions are famous in European as well as the history of Islam. The books such as “No God But God,” written by Reza Aslan or the book “The Formation of a Persecuting Society,” written by R.I. Moore, are among the finest elaborations of the persecution society in medieval Europe and Middle East countries. Key words: Persecution, Islam, Christianity State system connected to Islam and Christianity: Muslim community was growing rapidly at the time of the death of Muhammad. But the community had become orphan and leaderless. Due to the extension of an unmanageable condition the community was likely to face anarchy. Thus Muslim community was undergoing a turbulent phase after Muhammad’s sad demise. ...
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