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Tomorrow's Islam [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Both in principle and historically, Islam is a pluralistic and progressive faith. Unfortunately, world events involving extremist groups and fundamentalist regimes have projected a distorted image of the religion into the West. In this program, devout Muslim intellectuals-Ridwan al-Killidar, of the Al Khoei Foundation; Baroness Pola Manzila Uddin, the first Muslim woman to sit in Britain's House of Lords; the "Muslim Martin Luther," Tariq Ramadan; fiery Brookings scholar Muqtedar Khan; and others-correct misconceptions while envisioning an Islam that is at home in a modernized, interconnected world: one that retains the best of the tradition while embracing ijtihad, individual reformist thinking, to adapt the religion to the 21st century.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
59 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 11, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Cycle of Violence in New York City (4:58)
  • Post 9/11 Questions About Islam (3:30)
  • American-Islamic Identity (3:55)
  • Abolition of the Sultanate (2:03)
  • Secular Muslims in Turkey (3:26)
  • Turkey and the Rights of Women (2:17)
  • Secular State vs. Islamic Rule in Turkey (2:15)
  • Muslims in Great Britain (4:57)
  • Democracy in Iraq: Is It Possible? (2:49)
  • London: Pola Manzila Uddin (4:47)
  • Muslims in France (4:08)
  • Tariq Ramadan: Independent Reformist Thinker (3:27)
  • Muslim Reformist Movement (2:39)
  • Muslim Reform in America (4:50)
  • Muslim America: Sacred and Secular Compatibility (4:29)
  • Muslims, Jews, and Christian: Festival Cordoba (2:35)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2003.
Publisher no.
33159 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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