in Arabia, such as
Why is important to remember that during Muhammad’s time there were different religious groups in Arabia, such as
Jews and Christians?
1.Because the Qur’an gets a lot of its modern history wrong, and its important to know the sources of this erroneous information.
2.Because the Qur’an is silent about other religions besides Islam.
3.Because the Qur’an speaks to audiences familiar with many stories and ideas from these traditions, which shows how the religion of Islam has been shaped by its historical and cuural context.
4.Because the Qur’an doesn’t seem to incorporate other religious or cuural ideas, which is not what one would think.