Did Islam Spread by the Sword? | Animation

Hassam Munir

Hassam Munir is currently pursuing an MA in Mediterranean and Middle East History at the University of Toronto. His current primary research interests are Islamic intellectual history and the use of digital technology (and virtual reality in particular) as a pedagogical tool for the study of Islamic history. He has experience in the fields of journalism and public history, and was recognized as an Emerging Historian at the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards.

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“Islam spread by the sword!” This statement is often repeated, but is it accurate? Watch the video to explore how Islam spread throughout the world.

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