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Music - A Touchy Subject


The relationship between music and Islam is both interesting and complicated. How Muslims view the relationship is as varied as the personalities of the Muslims themselves. What are the differences and similarities between the Christian and Muslim beliefs about music, mainly from the Middle Eastern area? To better answer this question, the first section of this paper discusses the background information needed to understand the interviews. The second section consists of content from a series of eight interviews conducted with seven Muslim Background Believers and one nominal Christian background believer. It is divided into the main questions asked during the interviews. A transcript of the interviews is attached to the end of this piece.