Islam and the Shariah

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Islam began in seventh century Arabia. Within a hundred years of its start Islamic rulers controlled an empire larger and more vast than the Roman empire. Within four hundred years Islam was part of the richest culture in the world.         Islam, which means submission to God, includes the life and culture as well as religion. Islam is sometimes called Mohammedanism. The followers of Mohammedanism do not worship Mohammed as the name would imply, they worship …

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…When there is something that tries to tell you what to believe morally and forces you to follow it because it is the law, that thing will not be successful. When a culture makes the separation of church and state obvious then the people can choose their moral beliefs and will hopefully choose good ones for the good of society. A book like the Shariah is not necessary but helpful if taken the right way.