discuss the history, beliefs, rituals, and worship of the Historical Muslims. How does this relate to the other monotheistic religions of the Middle East at the same time in history? What are some of the challenges historical Islam faced in the Middle East? What are some of the advances historical Islam made in the Middle East? Provide examples.
Make sure to include information from our required material for the week in your discussion. Cite your sources.
the initial forum must be 750+ words in length
Armstrong, Karen. A History of God. Alfred Knopf Press, 2011. Chapter 5.
Aslan, Reza. No God but God(Updated Edition): The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam. Random House, 2011. Chapters 1-5.