Islamophobia- 150 FAQs Islamophobia has become a topic of increasing sociological and political importance. Islamophobia is irrational fear of or prejudice against Islam, rather than simple criticism,  prejudice against, or hatred or fear of Islam or Muslims .  Criticism of Islam has existed since Islam‘s formative stages. Early written criticism came from Christians, prior to the ninth century, many of whom viewed Islam as a radical Christian heresy. Later there appeared criticism  within and also fromJewish writers and from ecclesiastical Christians. According o Wikipedia, the term seems to date back to the late 1980s,but came into common usage after the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States to refer to types of … Continue reading Islamophobia- 150 FAQs