Islam and the West

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

East and West, Islam and Christianity - there are more similarities between these cultures than we think. This program traces the history of Islam in the light of its reception in the West.

Islam and the West
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The Challenge
3. The Challenge
January 30, 2011
In modern times, the balance of power between East and West shifted. What caused the rupture between the Islamic and the Christian worlds? Scholars from both sides try to understand why the Arabic world is lagging behind. Is the West to be blamed?
War and Wisdom
2. War and Wisdom
January 23, 2011
While Christian Europe receded into darkness during the Middle Ages, a spectacular cultural blossoming took place in the Islamic world. Retrace the golden age of Islam and adopt the perspective of what is shared.
A Prophet Changes the World
1. A Prophet Changes the World
January 16, 2011
Explore the birth of the Islamic religion and teachings of the prophet Mohammed. Why is the Koran God's word? Why did the new religion spread so rapidly? What is the origin of the concept "jihad" (holy war) and why did the expansion into Spain prove to be so fruitful?
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East and West, Islam and Christianity - there are more similarities between these cultures than we think. This program traces the history of Islam in the light of its reception in the West. Islam and the West is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on January 16, 2011.

Where to Watch Islam and the West

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  • Premiere Date
    January 16, 2011