Antagonism Toward and Interest in Islam

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Antagonism Toward and Interest in Islam
Introduction
Islam means “submission” to God and its followers “Muslims” are those “who surrender” or “submit.” Its holy book the Quran shares many features with the Jewish Torah and the Christian Bible, but also many differences (Hakim, 2009). These differences and the historic interactions between the three religions explain a large part of the present antagonism that exists between followers of each in some nations. These antagonisms are not universal, as the interrelationships between these faiths have varied from place to place. Also Islam is not a single, unified religion. There are different branches of Islam the main two being the Sunni and the Shia. Antagonism toward and interest in Islam...
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