Jews and the Establishment of a State in Medina Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Jews and the Establishment of a State in Medina
An exploration of the treatment of Jews in the establishment of a state in Medina.
# 133375 | 3,750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (Religion) , Religion and Theology (Islam) , Religion and Theology (Judaism)


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The paper discusses how in the 6th century, Muhammad moved to Medina in order to get away from the Meccans, who were tormenting him (Faizer) and this was a turning point in Muhammad's life, and gave rise to the first Islamic communities. The paper then relates that in Medina, there were several Jewish communities, and it was an important Jewish agricultural centre (El-Ali), however, there is much disagreement and controversy concerning the relationship between Muhammad and the Jews. For example, the paper questions who the umma referred to in the Constitution of Medina were? Would the definition of the umma have encompassed the Jews of Medina?

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"In the 6th century, Muhammad moved to Medina in order to get away from the Meccans, who were tormenting him (Faizer). This was a turning point in Muhammad's life, and gave rise to the first Islamic communities. In Medina, there were several Jewish communities, and it was an important Jewish agricultural centre (El-Ali). However, there is much disagreement and controversy concerning the relationship between Muhammad and the Jews. For example, who were the umma referred to in the Constitution of Medina? Would the definition of the umma have encompassed the Jews of Medina? In similar vein, were Muhammad's raids (maghazi or razzia) on the Medinan..."

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