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Department
Religion
Course
RELI 1710
Professor
Zeba Crook
Semester
Fall

Description
Abbasid Empire golden age of Islam arts flourished classic Muslim dynasty ruling ththat bagdad 813 centuries CEAbu Bakr companion of the prophet Muhammad and first caliph ruler one of first convertsfather in lawtrusted friend 632634 CEAbu Talib head of the hashim clan uncle raised Muhammad refused to become Muslim but protected him Abraham father of Isaac ancestor of Jews and Ishmael ancestor of Muslims lived before religion practiced pure religion wife made him fuck Hagar maid god asked him to sacrifice IshmaelAcculturation process of cultural and psychological change that results following meeting between cultures Religious acculturation is typically seen as a oneway process The dominant religious culture imposes certain behavioral patterns ethical standards social values and organizational and legal requirements onto the immigrant religious traditionAisha Muhammads wife the young daughter of abu bakr lively and caught interest of community reported most of Muhammads sayings and reports hadithsalBaqir fourth and fifth imam revered by Shiites for religious leadership and respected by Sunni for knowledge and Islamic scholarship as a leading jurist for Madinah the city of the prophetalGhazali great thinker 10581111 CE synthesized orthodox Islamic thought through SufismAli nephew and son in law of prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph 661 considered by Shiites to be the first imam or successor to MuhammadAnglicans community of Christians comprising the Church of EnglandAntiochus Epiphanes IV Antiochus IV Epiphanes was a Greek king of the Seleucid Empire from 175 BC until his death in 164 BC He was a son of King Antiochus III the Great His original name was Mithradates he assumed the name Antiochus after he ascended the throne He was a vicious enemy of the Jewish people outlawing Judaism and descrating the sacredApostle to the Gentiles Saint PaulNew Testament a Christian missionary to the Gentiles author of several Epistles in the New Testament even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle Pauls name was Saul prior to his conversion to ChristianityArchbishop of Canterbury the senior bishop and principal leader of the church of England symbolic head of Anglican communion the diocesan bishop of dicese of thCanterbury current bishop is Justin Welby 105 in the line first guy was Augustine of CanteburyArius AD 150336 ascetic north African Christian presbyter and priest Alexandria Egypt of Church Baucalis Libyan origin his teachings nature of Godhead emphasized fathers divinity over son opposition to Trinitarian ChristologyAsia Minor called Anatolia all the asian part of Turkey in between Christian Europe and Asia Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic division of early Israel Jews who arrived in central Europe following byzantinesasanian warAssyrians known as syriacs chaldeans and aramaens origins lie in ancient Mesopotamia smitic people speak aramicAthanasius 296373 recognized a danger to the Christian faith because of the thArian view opposing of the holy trintity 20 bishop of Alexandria Christian theologian church father chief defender of trinitarianismAugustine leading theologian 354430 in the early Christian church bishop of Hippo in North Africa wrote Confessions autobiographical masterpiece of Latin literature soul is restless until it finds rest in God liked Pauls letter to the romans so believed in ChristianityAyatollah Khomeini 19021989 Iranian religious leader and politician leader of 1979 iranian revolution became surpreme leader was a marja and an author of many booksBenedict XVI pope emeritus of catholic church 20051013 followed death of pope john paul II germanBaal and Asherah Baal was storm fertility god of the ancient canaanites god of rain and storm king of gods Asherah was Canaanite mother of all the Gods representing life sometimes mentioned as baals mother or wife symbolized by poleBaal Shem Tov jewish mystical rabbi founder of Hasidic Judaism master of the good name or one who has a good reputation in the community 16981760Battle of Badr present day Saudi Arabia key battle for Islam turning point in Muhammads stuggle with his oppenents amoung the Quraish in Mecca decisive Muslim victory 624 CE17 Ramadan
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