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Toledo,OF Islamic Spain the meeting point of the three great religions, became a model of religious tolerance and harmony , Representing ?
A - Hinduism ,Islam Christianity Judaism
B - ,Islam Christianity Judaism AND Zoroaster's
C- Hinduism Buddhism Islam
d- Islam and Hinduism

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Asked by onlytruth, 31 Mar '12 05:15 pm
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B - ,Islam Christianity Judaism AND Zoroaster's

Yes, hard as that might be for some to believe, Islam was the first major religion, certainly the first monotheistic one, to practice religious tolerance. Not that Muslim tribesmen didnt put to the sword those who refused to convert they committed their fair share of well-documented massacres early on but military success came so swiftly to them and on such a vast scale, that they found themselves burdened with an empire, and needed all the help they could get from their cleverer subjects to run it. They were, after all, warriors, not administrators. As rulers they were lenient, even generous (unlike the Germanic tribes that ravaged the late Roman Empire). Besides, Jews and Christians were People of the Book Islam borrowed much from its elders; Abraham, Moses and Christ are recognized prophets in the Koran and as long as they paid their tithe to the Caliph and kept out of trouble, they were free to do as they wished (the Zoroastria ...more
Answered by z, 31 Mar '12 05:17 pm

 
  
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Islam was the first major religion, certainly the first monotheistic one, to practice religious tolerance. As rulers they were lenient, even generous (unlike the Germanic tribes that ravaged the late Roman Empire). Besides, Jews and Christians were "People of the Book" - Islam borrowed much from its elders; Abraham, Moses and Christ are recognized prophets in the Koran. As long as they paid their tithe to the Caliph and kept out of trouble, Jews were free to do as they wished. "Holy Toledo," the meeting point of the three great religions, became a model of religious tolerance and harmony - an idyll that ended when the Christian kings of the north recaptured it in 1085. (Until the rise of Holland in the 17th century, if you were Jewish it was generally better for your overall health and well-being to live in Muslim lands such as North Africa, the Levant or Turkey, than almost anywhere in Christendom, particularly those places where Catholicism prevailed. French missionaries are to blame ...more
Answered by Stone Heart, 31 Mar '12 05:18 pm

 
  
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Answered by uttar, 31 Mar '12 05:33 pm

 
  
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