What You May Have Missed
By William L. Hamblin and Daniel C. Peterson
For the Deseret News
Published: Saturday, Sept. 8 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT
With around 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, Islam has been an enormous factor in world history for roughly 14 centuries, and it continues to be a potent force in contemporary international politics, as well. Since February, BYU's "Beauty and Belief" art exhibit provides a sampling of the art created in societies fostered by Islam from the seventh century onward, including works by contemporary artists.