my life after graduate: Islamic Fact, Chapter 19

Monday, August 14, 2006

Islamic Fact, Chapter 19

Civilization Dialogue
Islam and West

Bridge Between East and West
  • Geographical map of the world, Muslim world located at the center of the world.
  • Stretching from westernmost Morocco to the easternmost Indonesia. From the northernmost Rusia to the southernmost Indian continent.
  • Islam’s destiny to become a middle nation. Not only in geographical sense but theological, cultural and Civilizational sense
  • The idea of geographical bridge is fairly easy to understand, but the idea of a cultural and civilisational bridge is more difficult to visualize
  • Moreover the controversial thesis written by Professor at Harvard political scientist Samuel Huntington on Clash of Civilisation.
  • The writer anticipated the clash of civilisation will dominate future global politic.