Cities of Faith
Cities of Faith | Kabul, Afghanistan
Season 1, Episode 12 • 22m
Kabul, capital city of Afghanistan and has a significant place in Islamic history and culture. The city has been an important center of Islamic civilization since the 7th century when Arab armies brought Islam to the region. The city has played an important role in the spread of Islam in Central Asia, and many important Islamic scholars and thinkers have lived and taught in Kabul throughout its history.
Today, Kabul is a predominantly Muslim city, with the majority of its population practicing Sunni Islam. The city is home to many important Islamic institutions, including mosques, madrasas, and shrines, and it has been the site of many important religious and cultural events throughout its history. Despite the challenges and conflicts that the city has faced over the years, Islam continues to be an important and integral part of Kabul's identity and cultural heritage.
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