Podcast of "Understanding Islam"
(use this link if the one above repeats after the introduction,
clicking "Podcast" and then the "Download" link
on my podcast site)
Books cited (available from Pequot Lakes Pulic Library)
- Karen Armstrong. A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Amazon link.
- Michael Sells. Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations. Amazon link.
- Irshad Manji. The Trouble With Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith.
Recommended Web Links
The Naitional Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a
project of the Mellon Foundation, inaugurated in 2002 a project to support
course development and teaching about the Arab world in liberal arts colleges.
Part of the massive online resource developed for that project,
known as "Al-Musharaka" (the Collaboration) is available online
Wikipedia's general entry, to which Muslim and non-Muslim scholars around theCAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, is a site created and
world contribute, is a good place to start learning about details of Islam,
and a resource to have handy as you proceed.
supported by American Muslims to provide information about Islam
and American Muslims
news network with a POV distinct from other major news sources and a
vast global audience.
- Shrink Rap Radio interviews Doug about Islam, Psychology,
Posted on February 21, 2011
- During the "Hajj" pilgrimage, Muslim circle the Kaaba
(an ancient Meccan site re-consecrated by Islam),
not the Qur'an.