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Islam, Europe"s Second Religion

The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape

by Shireen T. Hunter

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion / Comparative Religion,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Islam - General,
  • Cultural assimilation,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Europe,
  • Islam,
  • Muslims

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9496079M
    ISBN 100275976084
    ISBN 109780275976088

    Western Religion: Sin in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is known that there are three major religions dominating in the West. They are Judaism, Christianity and Islam. So it is necessary to distinguish their differences as to faith and sin. Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It is the religion of Jewish people. Two Europes clash over Islam and Christianity. was the second-largest prayer event in Europe after the World Youth Day. Religion is dying in the West and surviving in the East.

      Islam became the fastest growing world religion in terms of the number of adherents, and according to current forecasts, by there will be at least two billion Muslims on earth out of a total population of 8 billion. Currently, Islam is already the second largest religion in terms of followers (after Christianity). Islam, major world religion that emphasizes monotheism, the unity of God (‘Allah’ in Arabic), and Muhammad as his final messenger in a series of revelations. As the literal word of God, the Qur’an makes known the will of God, to which humans must surrender (lending the name Islam, meaning ‘surrender’).

    A monotheistic religion that calls God, Allah. It's most holy place is the ancient city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia which is birth place of this religion's greatest prophet, Muhammad. The Qur'an (Koran) is the holy text. They worship in the Mosque. This religion has 5 pillars of Faith. The major divisions: Sunni and Shi'ite.   The first, Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalisation, examines how people in the Muslim world view the West and what occurred in their societies after 9/ The second, Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam, is concerned with how people in the United States see Muslims and the place of Islam in American identity.


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Islam, Europe"s Second Religion by Shireen T. Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Islam, Europe's Second Religion goes to the heart of the second of these while having implications for the first as well. It deals with all Islam key issues: demographic change, the political and cultural identity of Europe, its ability to remain competitive in a global economy, the extent and limits of its tolerance for minorities, and its Cited by: Today there are at least 15 million people in Western Europe who adhere to the Muslim faith or have close cultural or other affiliations with the Islamic world.

Indeed, in the course of a few decades, Islam has emerged as Europe's second religion, after Christianity. What is remarkable about this phenomenon is that it has occurred gradually, generally peacefully, and, in some.

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Indeed, in the course of a few decades, Islam has emerged as Europe's second religion, after Christianity. What is remarkable about this phenomenon is that it has occurred gradually, generally peacefully, and, in Today there are at least 15 million people in Western Europe who adhere to the Muslim faith or have close cultural or other /5(2).

Despite difficulties, aggravated by the tragic events of SeptemIslam is slowly but inexorably becoming part of Europe's social, cultural, and political landscape. This volume examines this new landscape, analyzing and documenting the Muslim presence on a country-by-country basis.

As such, it is an analytical guide to Islam in Europe. Islam, Europe's Second Religion by Shireen T. Hunter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Buy Islam, Europe's Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural and Political Landscape by Hunter, Shireen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Islam in France / Remy Leveau, Shireen T.

Hunter --Islam in Germany / Andreas Goldberg --Islam in the United Kingdom / John Rex --Islam in Italy / Stefano Allievi --Islam in the Benelux countries / Nico Landman --Islam in.

Islam, Europe's Second Religion | Today there are at least 15 million people in Western Europe who adhere to the Muslim faith or have close cultural or other affiliations with the Islamic world. Indeed, in the course of a few decades, Islam has emerged as. Book, Print in English Islam, Europe's second religion: the new social, cultural, and political landscape edited by Shireen T.

Hunter ; foreword by Charles Buchanan. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, xvii, pages ; 24 cm. Explore more options for this title. Islam is the second-largest religion in Europe after Christianity. Although the majority of Muslim communities in Europe formed recently, there are centuries-old Muslim societies in the Balkans.

Islam entered southern Europe through the expansion of "Moors" of North Africa in the 8th–10th centuries; Muslim political entities existed firmly in what is today Spain, Portugal, Sicily and.

Islam, Europe's Second Religion goes to the heart of the second of these while having implications for the first as well. It deals with all the key issues: demographic change, the political and cultural identity of Europe, its ability to remain competitive in a global economy, the extent and limits of its tolerance for minorities, and its.

Indeed, in the course of a few decades, Islam has emerged as Europe's second religion, after Christianity. What is remarkable about this phenomenon is that it has occurred gradually, generally peacefully, and, in some measure, as a consequence of the economic needs of European countries. ISBN: OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction.

[S.l.]: HathiTrust Digital Library, MiAaHDL. Shireen T. Hunter gives an example of the difference in the book Islam, Europe’s Second Religion, he says that Regarding ‘Ibadat (worship) Muslims have to do what is strictly prescribed, if they want to pray they have to do exactly what is written down.

On the political side “ One can do whatever one wants as long as it does not. The second half of the book looks more closely at Islam, discussing terrorism and the French riots, showing how some people are radicalised and giving a history of many of the terrorism events of the last twenty years.

He also describes some of the changes taking place in European Islam, particularly with regard to women's by: [ Islam, Europe's Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape BY Hunter, Shireen T. (Author) ] { Paperback } Paperback – Jan. 1 by Shireen T. Hunter (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from 3/5(1). EUROPE’S ANGRY MUSLIMS: THE REVOLT OF THE SECOND GENERATION By Robert S. Leiken Oxford University Press, $, pages. THE EMANCIPATION OF EUROPE’S MUSLIMS: THE STATE’S ROLE IN MINORITY.

Europe's Angry Muslims traces the routes, expectations and destinies of immigrant parents and the plight of their children, transporting both the general reader and specialist from immigrants' ancestral villages to their new enclaves in Europe.

It guides readers through Islamic nomenclature, chronicles the motive force of the Islamist narrative, offers them lively portraits. God's Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe's Religious Crisis (English Edition) eBook: Jenkins, Philip: : Tienda Kindle/5(9).

As stated earlier, Christianity is the most popular religion in Europe with about % of the population practicing the religion. In the second place, unaffiliated people come in with about % of the entire population. Islam is in third place with around 6% of the : Ferdinand Bada.Religion in Europe has been a major influence on today's society, art, culture, philosophy and largest religion in Europe is Christianity, but irreligion and practical secularization are strong.

Three countries in Southeastern Europe have Muslim majorities. Ancient European religions included veneration for deities such as revival movements of these .I agree that NOI is not conventional Islam. Many mainstream muslims in America started out as NOI, including Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali.

I put it up more as a comment on the development of the Islamic convert community in the USA than as a book about conventional Islam, just because so many Americans came to conventional Islam via NOI & still do, so it affects the muslim .