This Dark Age

A manual for life in the modern world.

By Daniel Schwindt

Remnants of pre-Islamic religions in the Islamic world

In some parts of Africa, as well as within the Arabic world itself, there are some groups who are not sects of Islam, properly speaking, but are rather the remnants of various pre-Islamic religions that have survived by partially integrating the Islamic faith and yet retaining incongruous or external elements of what was before. Some of these groups survive by calling themselves Muslims but they are not technically within the fold. The Yazidis of Iraq and the Sabaeans of are examples.

Share This