Faith and Unity: The ‘Ummah’ as the New Kinship Group

The Quran and prayer beads. In approximately 610 CE, a man named Muhammad ibn Abdallah went to a cave in the hills above Mecca to meditate, as he was accustomed to do. There, he had a powerful religious experience and began reciting verses of what would become known as the Quran, the holy book ofContinue reading “Faith and Unity: The ‘Ummah’ as the New Kinship Group”