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What Is Islam?


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Published on Jan 09, 2021
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Islam, everyone's talking about it. With a global community stretching from China to Timbuktu to California and everywhere between. This religion is the way of life of a quarter of humanity. But what is Islam, what do Muslim’s believe, and what is Shakira’s Law. Well let’s find out.

00:00-00:39 Intro
00:38-1:11 Demographics and Geography
1:12-1:55 Name
1:55-3:30 Drawing Muhammad
3:30-6:38 Life Of Muhammad
6:38-7:35 Sunni/Shia
7:35-8:25 Belief In One God
8:25-9:28 Belief in Divine Books and Prophets
9:28-10:32 Belief in the Day Of Judgement
10:31-12:11 The Quran
12:11-15:19 Five Pillars Of Islam
15:20-17:00 Women
17:00-17:59 Halal
17:59-20:23 Sharia Law
20:23-23:16 Outro


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Sources and Further Reading:

The Quran, various translations, but you can read online here - or
You can find Hadith here. Bukhari is one of the most popular collection of Hadith

Rumee Ahmed - Sharia Compliant. A User’s Guide to Hacking Islamic Law (I ended up cutting most of the contents of this from the script, but I loved this book. Really interesting)
Peter Sluglett, Andrew Currie - Atlas of Islamic History
Ira M. Lapidus - A History of Islamic Societies
Wael B. Hallaq - Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law
Wael B. Hallaq - An Introduction to Islamic Law
Asma Barlas, David Raeburn Finn - Believing Women in Islam
Brown, Daniel W - A New Introduction to Islam
Jonathan A.C. Brown - Misquoting Muhammad
Ruthven, Malise - Islam A Very Short Introduction
Hillenbrand, Carole - Islam a new historical introduction
John L. Esposito - What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam
Hossein Kamaly - A History of Islam in 21 Women
Kecia Ali and Oliver Leaman. - Islam - The Key Concepts
Ali, Kecia - $3xual ethics and Islam_ feminist reflections on Qur'an, hadith, and jurisprudence
S. Nurit, C.E. Bosworth - The Encyclopaedia of Islam
M. A. Cook - The New Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 4_ Islamic Cultures and Societies to the End of the Eighteenth Century
Clinton Bennett - In Search of Muhammad
Muhammad Al-Ghazali - Muslim's Character
Wael B. Hallaq - Shari’a Theory, Practice, Transformations
Joseph E. B. Lumbard - Ahmad Al-Ghazali, Remembrance, and the Metaphysics of Love
Massimo Campanini - The Qur’an The Basics
Lindsay Jones - Encyclopedia of religion
Rumi -The Book of Love Poems of Ecstasy and Longing

Online Sources:

#Islam #Muslim #Religion

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