Islam and Globalization

Islam and Globalization

The Earth and its habitants are going through some changes made by the geography of the world’s religions. The fundamental cause for this change is the development of globalization in the world.

The movement of the different religious ethnicities in the post industrial societies has taken a different form. In the United States, an Iranian Muslim or a Japanese Buddhist have full liberty to live with Christian families. Except the Chinese, many ethnic groups do not like to form a geographical neighbourhood when they migrate to different parts of the world. While observing the flexibility of these spiritual tendencies, we find though these religions get new followers in new areas still; it becomes objectionable by the community people if they see their children adopting the thoughts of other religions (Sam Ghandchi, 2006).

In this way the geographical religious homogeneity of societies became powerful in the modern society and most of the part of the US. This was the region, which did not have any pre-industrial history of Christianity but the growth of globalization changed the situation, many ethnicities of the world are becoming the mixture of various other ethnicities, which are already present in different geographical areas (Sam Ghandchi, 2006).
To better understand whether Globalization has improved the perception of Islam in the West, we need to understand the ethnicity and cultural identity first.


It represents to those social groups, which share history, sense of identity, geography and cultural roots considering racial difference. It can be the matter of biological and historical fact that a culture of a person does in change.
Puerto Ricans is the example of ethnicity. People of Puerto Rico are the mixture of white, red and black races but they consider themselves communally as Boricuas. Despite of having colour difference, they share same ethnicity. Ethnicity develops a group’s culture- the food, culture, music and customs....

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