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Watch as this television series goes behind the scenes of a 1400 year old conflict between Islam and Christianity. The show takes a radical Irish Muslim Convert and an adventure seeking Christian and follows them on their journeys throughout the world. The show highlights the beliefs of these two and what they think about an apocalyptic battle between the two beliefs and how they change their own views throughout their own journeys.

The show looks at four different hot spots in regards to the worlds religions: The UK, America, Lebanon and Pakistan.

ZDF
1 Season, 5 Episodes
July 4, 2004
Documentary & Biography
7.4/10
Cast: Khalid Kelly, Aaron D. Taylor, Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad Fostok, Sam Harris
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  • The images of 9/11 or September 11th, 2001 sent shockwaves around the world; the unparalleled terror attack changed the international political system. There seemed to be a gulf opening up between the West and the Islamic World. The film describes the roots of modern "Jihad" and shows that its causes can be traced back to the political history of the near and Middle East since 1945.

  • During the First World War, the despotism and arrogance of Europe's colonial powers in the Islamic world was revealed once more. Particularly the British and Germans exploited the conflicts between Arabs and Ottomans for their own power interests.

  • Corruption, vice and a general decline in moral standards: the German monk Martin Luther wanted to establish instead a pure church with a pure faith ...

  • The period around 1100 AD was turbulent. The Crusades were triggered by the attacks by Islamic raiders on the routes by pilgrims heading for the Holy Land ...

  • The 13th century. After a dramatic and victorious campaign, Islam was the religion of many nations, from Spain to Indonesia. But there was no Islamic empire รข just as there was no Christian empire.

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