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April 18, 2016 Religion and World Politics ● 3 questions in final exlooking at major historical trends that affect major religions 1. Article about Huntington's “Clash of Civilizations” 2. If Sheikh Al Azhar came to GW, how could he talk about conflict? 3. Write speech for Putin and Pope when they meet ● Historic cycle: occurrence of events that shape existence as human beings ○ Religion is a very psychological historical cycle ● The idea of religrelates to fall of humankind and search for salvation ● The history and future of international politics is the history and future of religion ○ Connected because nations have religions and engage in conflict ● Religion is concept of salvation ○ Prominent figures try to promote it ● Judaism was institutionalized through temple, kingdoms and dynasties ○ Was challenged by Romans and Jesus (rise of Christianity) ● Religion is an idea ○ Many different ideas/religions get debated ● As Christianity increased in size, the Roman Empire began to look badlo they t s persecuted christians from 284313 AD ● Nicene Creed: brought together lots of bishops showing institualization ○ Council of ephesus in 431 AD fixed debate if Jesus was human or God (equal and at all time) ● Council of Chalcedon in 451 debated over nature of Christ leading to split in Christiani(Rome, Roman Catholic, West vs Constantinople, Orthodox, East) ● One important wave of change was thove of the Turks who were champions of Islam ● Prophet Muhammad born in 570 AD in Arabia ○ The Arabs are the children of Ismail (son of Abraham) so related to Jews ● Prophet Muhammad preached w ith things that dealt with Judaism and Christianity but amended itJesus not God) ● Islam made huge advancements in area where Christianity originated ○ During time of debate in Christianity ● May 29, 1453: Turks took Constantinople ending Byzantine Empire and Middle Ages ○ Began Ottoman Empire ● Religions adopted by many different nations ○ Rivalry began between Ottoman Empire and other European nations ○ September 12, 1683: Ottoman tried to take Vienna ○ Catholic Church began to get organized (1929 Vatican set up as own state) ● Putin met with 3 popes (John Paul II, Benedict, Francis) ○ Putin representing slavic people ○ Bishop of Constantinople meet with Popes as well ○ Shows trend of East and West churches moving closer together ○ 1054: Great Schism between West and East over holy spirit debate ● Shiites vs sunnis: Caliph Ali is believed to have been first caliph by shiites ○ Sunnis were more orthodox and enforce early traditions ○ Shiites were minority of religion ● One Islamic empire was the Caliphate which was taken down by the Mongols ○ Mongols finally brought down by Egypt ● Sheikh Al Azhar is the highest official in sunni Islam ○ He is the one who defines what Islam is ● Following Cold Warconflict deals with ethnicity, technology and other things like that ○ No longer Communism vs Capitalism but conflict between religions (according to Samuel Huntington's “Clash of Civilizations”) April 20, 2016 Religion and World Politics ● First Islamic EmpireUmayyad (ended in 750 AD) ○ Shiites=to support, sunnis=to enforce ● After Umayyad the empire that remained wahe Abbasid ○ Islam spread eastward bringing in different ethnicities ○ 1453 took Constantinople, became Istanbul ● The Mahouts were important because fought in crusades ○ Abbasids destroyed by Mongols ○ One part of Abbasid house was Fatimid which built a huge mosque which became a big islamic learning center ● Syed Qutb and Muslim Brotherhood’s ideas inspired many Jihadist movements ○ Qutb thought that Western values were not okay, hate for America which inspired future antiAmericanism ● Official islamic instituofficials who showed what Islam officially believed ● Sheikh Al Azhar is current sheikh and trying to promote Islam in the West ○ “Islamic pope” ● Samuel Huntington future is “Clash of Civilizations” ○ Latin American, Western, Africa, Chinese, Japanese, Islamic, Hindu and Orthodox ○ PostCold War ○ Example of realism ● Realism can explain Pope and Putin: ○ Both are leaders of nations with sovereignty and trying to have national interest Pope wants Roman Catholic church to influence world politics and Putin wants to make Russia powerful again ● Blackboard has lots of information of Putin/Pope talk, Huntington's argument and Sheikh Al Azhar’s possible comments ● Institutializing globalizaiavos meeting in Switzerland ○ YMCA helped too by spreading western sports ● Globalization is perfect example of law of supply and perfect example of law of demand ○ Increase competition ● Relationship between globalization and refugee: ○ Europeanized world politics: rise of Asia, throwback to realism because unable to save humans
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