The Big Picture

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

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Simply left click on the green video icon to view a popup of each Video in the series shown below.

Episode 1. Where to Start?

Episode 1. Where to start?pdf_icon

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Episode 2. What is islam?

Episode 2. What is islam?pdf_icon

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Episode 3. What is special about being human?

Episode 3. What is special about being human?pdf_icon

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Episode 4. We need guidance!

Episode 4. We need guidance!pdf_icon

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Episode 5. What is a Prophet?

Episode 5. What is a Prophet?pdf_icon

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Episode 6. What can we say about God?

Episode 6. What can we say about God?pdf_icon

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Episode 7. Who was Muhammad?

Episode 7. Who was Muhammad?pdf_icon

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Episode 8. What is the Qur’an?

Episode 8. What is the Qur'an?pdf_icon

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Episode 9. What is the purpose of religion?

Episode 9. What is the purpose of religion?pdf_icon

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Episode 10. The Arabian peninsula in the 7th century

Episode 10. The Arabian peninsula in the 7th centurypdf_icon

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Episode 11. What happened after Muhammad: Part 1

PDF notes: Sunni view (read in conjunction with Ep. 12 notes below)

Episode 11. What happened after Muhammad: Part 1pdf_icon

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Episode 12. What happened after Muhammad: Part 2

PDF notes: Shi’a view (read in conjunction with Ep. 11 notes above)

Episode 12. What happened after Muhammad: Part 2 pdf_icon

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