Video in which John Green teaches you the history of Islam, including the revelation of the Qu’ran to Muhammad, the five pillars of Islam, how the Islamic empire got its start, the Rightly Guided Caliphs, and more. Learn about hadiths, Abu Bakr, and whether the Umma has anything to do with Uma Thurman (spoiler alert: it doesn’t). Also, learn a little about the split between Sunni and Shia Muslims, and how to tell if this year’s Ramadan is going to be difficult for your Muslim friends. Let’s try to keep the flame wars out of this reasoned discussion.
Project: 10. Churches and religions in Europe.
Chronology: 7th century - today
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Video
Source: Crash Course
Language: English with subtitles
Date: 7th century until today
Owner: Filippo Galletti (Modernalia)
Copyright: Crash Course
Abstract: Video in which John Green teaches you the history of Islam.