Islam's Cultural & Imperial Reach- Formative Centuries
Islam's seemingly explosive spread out of Arabia and lightening conquests of W. and C . Asia, SE & extreme SW Europe, N. Africa, & forays as far as China, this 3rd "Biblically" based monotheism is seen as remarkable in this accomplishment. Timing is everything. After learning some of the basic beliefs & actors of this youngest of all major belief systems, we will examine & analyze some plausible reasons as to why this religion spread further and faster, BY FAR, than any before it - and since.