Islam spread so quickly because of the message the message it was so strong to spread so quickly ( Document B). Islam spread so quickly because of the message, military conquest ,trade, the political structure. THE MESSAGE The main reason that Islam spread was the the message because the message so strong that people want to follow it and let the army win because man and woman will go to paradise if they fought their religion. My first evidence for the message is that the army and people believe the message because it was strong. (Document E).
This can be seen in documents 1,3, and 7. In document one, it is talking about trade and how, by following the teachings of the Qur’an, merchants, on judgement day, will receive the high rank they deserve. Therefore, document one shows the influence of Muslim religion throughout Afro-Eurasia. Document 3 shows the spread of Islamic faith because of the caliph's palace, which was so enormous that it influenced many outside civilizations. Also, wealth and increased trade,due to large palaces, of a certain city, helped to developed a strong army that helped spread religion.
After about 140 years, many followers of Islam had created an empire that ruled the Middle East and spread across to North Africa to Europe. There are many reasons why Islam spread so fast, however the main three reasons was trade, winning battles, and treaties. Trade Routes was an important part of how Islam grew so fast. From document A, it shows the map of all the trade routes leading to and from Mecca. First they had crossroads of profitable trade.
The spread of Islam had been exceptional since widespread conversion in Southeast Asia started in the 13th century. As Islam continues to grow in present times, it potentially holds great political power over unlimited territory; Islam may eventually hold vast power over our society. Hence, this paper aims to discuss the use of Islam as a political tool and the use of politics in Islam using Indonesia as a key reference. As the process of Indianisation was concluded with the coming of Islam, the cultural heritage of Hinduism is reduced, and eventually, Hinduism will become heritage. Even in modern times, Islamisation is still on the rise.
Instead, the Saudi Arabian government preferred to seek assistance from the United Nations. Osama did not like the idea of Americans being involved. In 1991, bin Laden went against the government’s orders, and he and his troops tried to take matters into their own hands; however, the Sudanese government decided differently. The government of Sudan had bin Laden return to Afghanistan five years later in 1996 due to the government pressuring bin Laden and his troops; therefore, the American forces defeated the government of the Taliban. (Gale, 2008).
Throughout their empire, giving gifts became a regular practice for securing the empire. “There was established a system of stipends or direct salary payments (ata-’) to warriors serving in the Islamic armies.” (Document C, Excerpt from Fred Donner, The Early Islamic Conquests, 1981). People who cooperated with the Muslims, like the Persians, were also given stipends as long as they embraced Islam. By having this trade, it encouraged people to convert because they benefited economically as well as learning the traditions of Islam. However, it wasn’t only money that made Islam spread so quickly, it was also because information spread rapidly since people were so open to learning and discovery.
This source provides a background prior Renaissance era, but still allows us to understand and analyze changes in culture leading up to the 17th century through other sources. Christian pilgrimages were primarily motivated by holy sites such as Canterbury, Jerusalem, and Santiago de Compostela. These travelers encouraged the establishment of inns, hostels, and shops along the routes encouraging economic growth and business. Pilgrims often undertook great risk in pursuing these sites, and it was not uncommon for them to fall victim to the religious turmoil of foreign nations. Similar to the text book written by Wiesner-Hanks, Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage, focuses of the events leading up to
Religion and its various ideologies played a key role in advancing the authority of the Ottoman and Catholic Europe; it also influenced the way they confronted outside powers and people from other religions. The Ottomans where an Islamic ruled empire which brought about a certain ideology that gave them the God given rights to the earth. Catholic Europe also had this ideology from where God gave Peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven and endowed upon them earth as well (Matt 16: 19). The catholic church in Europe seemed to have their hands in the cookie jar of European Medieval Government and some what controlled the kings and nobles. On the other hand, the Ottoman Empire was completely controlled by Islamic warriors.
The Spread of Islamic Empire The Islamic empire had spread rapidly in its early years proved by sources. The Islamic empire expanded in many ways but an example is when Muslim empires took control of the eastern Roman Empire in 636 C.E. according to document A, “The Muslim gathered together”. By this it means, that Muslims stood together no matter what happened. An example is that in 713 CE a Muslim commander signed a treaty with forces invading the Christian king of the southern Spain.
People assign a meaning to something and decide how to act accordingly. This does not mean that assigned meanings are permanent. Assigned meanings can change based on the interactions that the individual has. To the American people the Vietnam war was a war against the evil communist and the fight for democracy, while on the other hand, Muhammad Ali did not see the war as his battle to fight in. Ali’s experiences living as an African American Muslim among a White Christian society made him believe that the white man is the devil and that the war in Vietnam is the work of the devil.
How did Islam spread so quickly? Islam a muslim community that forever changed the middle east In this paper I will explain how it spread through The message,trade,and conquest. Trade was one major thing that spread Muhammad 's word. Mecca being a trading hub in the Middle East helped the word spread. According to Document A,B and C it mostly spread in the 632-750.
The religion of Islam spread rapidly in the 7th century. Islam spread quickly because of the military. During this time, on numerous accounts there were military raids. Trade and conflict were also apparent between different empires, all of which resulted in the spreading of Islam. According to document C, Mecca had been taken under Muslim rule between 622-632.