1) what is the significance of the caliphate in the history of Islam? What roles have caliphs played throughout the years?
2) summarize the different divisions within Islam. How are they different?
3) what were some of the reasons for the slowness with which Muslims entered the modern era, as theworld moved out of the Middle Ages and into an industrial age?
4) what are the holy days in Islam and what is thier significance?
5) what are some challenges facing Muslims and Islam today?
reference textbook – pg 261, religions of the world, 13th edition, pearson, by Lewis Hopfe