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What is Islamic fundamentalism and why has it become an important force in the politics and religion of Southwest Asia and North Africa?

This question has three parts:    What is Islamic Fundamentalism?   Islamic Fundamentalism is difficult to discuss as a general  historical phenomenon because it i (MORE)

What is the role of religion in development in Africa?

Christians seek to lower the crime rate and help develope impoverished areas as well as to teach literacy in Africa and elsewhere.
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Why are there religions?

There are religions because people had traditions and beliefs that eventually became formalized. Religion was created as a social compact between man and the universe. They cr (MORE)

What is religion?

Definitions of Religion   1) Religion is the adherence to codified beliefs and rituals  that generally involve a faith in a spiritual nature and a study of  inherited an (MORE)
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How did Islam become a major religion in West and East Africa?

A bit of Info: The spread of Islam, from Arabia began to spread west through Southwest Asia and North Africa in the 600s.But Islam also spread east to central Asia, India, Pak (MORE)

What religion are yoU?

I am an agnostic.  I don't believe in a particular faith, but I do believe that there are forces in the universe which we cannot see or control.  I think that some things ar (MORE)

What religions are in North Africa?

Most people in the fourteen independent countries in North Africa are Muslim. The religion they believe in is called Islam. Muslims pray to their god Allah and his prophet Muh (MORE)

What are the three important religions in Africa?

Africa is home to many different religious traditions. All of the great world religious traditions are in Africa including Buddhism, Hinduism and Judaism. However, the vast ma (MORE)

Which religions are common in Africa?

Religion in Africa is multifaceted. Most Africans adhere to either Christianity or Islam. Christianity and Islam contest which is larger, but many people that are adherents o (MORE)