Understanding Islam Series 1. The Big Picture

This is the first series of the Understanding Islam course comprising twelve parts.

Each Episode is available as a YouTube Video below and corresponding PDF episode notes are available for each broadcast. Either left click the PDF icon to view in your Web Browser, or right click to save the document to your desktop. (Adobe Reader or compatible web browser required.)

UI Series 1. Individual Episodes & Notes

Episode 1.

Where to Start?

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Episode 2.

What is Islam?

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Episode 3.

What is special about being human?

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Episode 4.

We need guidance!

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Episode 5.

What is a Prophet?

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Episode 6.

What can we say about God?

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Episode 7.

Who was Muhammad?

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Episode 8.

What is the Qur’an?

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Episode 9.

What is the purpose of religion?

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Episode 10.

The Arabian peninsula in the 7th century

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Episode 11.

What happened after Muhammad: Part 1

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*Sunni view

(read in conjunction with Ep.12 notes)

Episode 12.

What happened after Muhammad: Part 2

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*Shi’a view

(read in conjunction with Ep.11 notes)

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