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E21: Forms of Islam - Diversity among Muslims

The Great Courses Presents: Cultural Literacy for Religion

Learn the history of Sunni and Shi'a Muslims, which began with the question of who would succeed Muhammad after his death. Follow the historical narrative through the 18th and 19th centuries, when Muslims were forced to grapple with Western values, then finish with an analysis of Islam in the world today, from the Middle East to America.

Speakers: Mark Berkson

Writers: Mark Berkson

Topics: IslamComparative ReligionsThe Great Courses

Source: The Great Courses