The Role Of Islam In The United States

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There is and has been a clash between Islam and the Western nations which has been becoming more and more apparent, increasingly so in in the 21st century. The clash is based on a fallacious understanding that has shaped the worldview of generations of Europeans and Americans that has progressively found its way into Western scholarship. This worldview’s roots were developed early on in the European-Christian ethos and its ideological tree now produces fruits that are fed mouth to mouth by the talking heads of modern political movements. This paper will attempt to present the recent perception of Islam in the West and how it developed and effected American society. Islam is now one of the major religions in the United States that has active

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