Great world religions. Islam

Islam has more than 1.2 billion adherents worldwide. Today, it is imperative that the West understand Islam's role as both a religion and a way of life, what Muslims believe, their practices and history. This set of twelve thirty-minute lectures present an exploration of Islamic law, mysticism,...

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Corporate Authors: Teaching Company.
Other Authors: Aigret, Jaimée M., Dunton, Tom., Esposito, John L.
Language: English
Published: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, c2003.
Series: Great courses (DVD).
Great courses (DVD). Religion
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Notes: Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Originally produced in 2003.
Format: DVD Videodisc Videorecording
Summary: Islam has more than 1.2 billion adherents worldwide. Today, it is imperative that the West understand Islam's role as both a religion and a way of life, what Muslims believe, their practices and history. This set of twelve thirty-minute lectures present an exploration of Islamic law, mysticism, civilization, and Muslim life and society through the ages. Examines the "struggle for the soul of Islam" occurring today between conservatives and reformers, mainstream Muslims and extremists, and how it affects individuals and world events, and particularly the challenges surrounding the role of women in Islam.
Item Description: Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Originally produced in 2003.
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 89 p. : 19 cm.)
Format: DVD ; NTSC.
Production Credits: Content supervisor, Maggie Lyons.
ISBN: 156585649X
9781565856493