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Lecture 11

MMW 12 Lecture 11: Lecture 11

Making of the Modern World
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MMW 12
Richard Cohen

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Muhammad's 1st Revelation
Night of Power and Excellence--> Mt. Hira 610 CE
Puts human beings in their place
The Shahada and Its Implications
Muhammad, Allah's messenger
The Qur'an
Shahada: "There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God."
Islamic theology
Image divine being who in in control but merciful
Kaba=1st establishment as a shrine to Allah (built by Adam/Eve)
Lost in Noah's flood
Qur'an is perfect in every way
Hebrew Bible isnt
People of the Book
Abu Bakr--> First Caliph--> 632-634
Umar--> 2nd Caliph--> 634-644
Uthman--> 3rd Caliph--> 644-656
Responsible for compiling the Qur'an
Lecture 11
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5:20 PM
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