Synopsis by Tracie Cooper
Inside Islam traces the roots of this often misunderstood faith back to its origins within the Hebrew Bible, as well as providing information concerning how the religion's central tenets helped spread Islam throughout the world. This video provides information on what the Qu'Ran says about topics ranging from violence to suicide, and how many aspects of Islam have been distorted by extremists. Experts such as Khaled Abou el Fadl, author of Speaking in God's Name, offer their insights on the challenges facing the controversial religion today, among them being a crisis in authority and deep divisions among many sects. Islam is the second largest of the world's predominant religions, as well as the fastest growing. Inside Islam originally aired on the History Channel.
Bible, controversy, extremist, faith, Islam, Koran, misunderstanding, Muslim, perspectives, religious-principles, roots [origins], suicide, theology, violence, war