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Author: Graham Judd; Elena Mannes; Will Lyman; Wellspring Media.; Independent Production Fund.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Wellspring Media, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, this program explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, looks at the political forces at work among Muslims around the world, emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism, and examines the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Judd; Elena Mannes; Will Lyman; Wellspring Media.; Independent Production Fund.
ISBN: 0794203051 9780794203054 1583501932 9781583501931
OCLC Number: 52163692
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program Frontline.
Special features: Basic tenets of Islam; bibliography; weblinks; DVD-ROM content.
Credits: Narrator, Will Lyman.
Performer(s): Narrator: Will Lyman.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Part 1. Introduction. Existing stereotypes and fears --
Brief historical summary --
Part 2. Egypt. Sheikh Muawith Mabrook Abbas --
Shariah law --
Fatwa --
Modernity and Islamic tradition --
Part 3. Iran. Ayatollah Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani --
Islam, politics, and democracy --
Islam and women --
Defining practices of Islam --
Part 4. Malaysia. Iman Mustafa bin A. Rahman --
Islam as a tolerant ideology --
Interaction with non-Muslims --
Part 5. Malaysia. Dr. Harlina Halizah Hj Siraj --
Working mother --
Islam and women --
Modernity and Islamic traditions. Part 6. Turkey. Unversity students, Nazli Ilicak, Murat Mercan --
Secularization --
Disenfranchisement --
Westernization --
Headscarf ban --
Islam, politics and democracy --
Part 7. Malaysia. Iman Haji Abdul Hadi Bin Hj Awang, Aida Melly Tan Mutalib, Zainah Anwar --
Islam, politics and democracy --
Governmental incorporation of Islamic practices --
Sharia law, marriage and divorce --
Women's rights --
Sisters in Islam, women reinterpreting the Qur'an --
8. Nigeria. Dr. I Datti Ahmad, Muzzammil Sani Hanga --
Sharia law --
Legacy of colonialism --
Self-determination and self-identification --
Reaction to the West --
Part 9. Egypt. Mohammad Kamal, Montasser El Zayat --
Anwar Sadat --
Militants --
Interpretations of jihad --
Part 10. USA. Safaa Zarzour, Aminah Beverly McCloud, Dia Richardson, Yasemin Saib --
Reactions to the attacks of September 11, 2001 --
Controversy over possible mosque in Bridgeview, Illinois --
Interfaith dialoge --
Kinship between Christianity , Judaism, and Islam --
Tensions within American Muslim communities --
Conversion to Islam --
Interation of Muslim traditions and American culture --
Politics and Islam. Part 11. Iran. Hadi Semati, Nazanin Shahrokni --
Islamic state, Islam, politics and and democracy --
Reform with Iran --
Islam and women --
Role of intellectuals --
Part 12. Malaysia. Zainah Anwar, Farish Noor --
Reaction to the attacks of September 11, 2001 --
Women's rights --
Modernity --
Universal approach to Islam --
Politcal Islam --
Part 13. Conclusion.
Other Titles: In-depth look at what it means to be a muslim in the 21st century
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: an Independent Production Fund film for Frontline ; produced and written by Graham Judd & Elena Mannes ; directed by Graham Judd.

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Looks at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, this program explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, looks at the political forces at work among Muslims around the world, emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism, and examines the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people.

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