- Directors:Â Mark Hufnail
- Writers:Â Douglas Brooks West
- Producers:Â Adam Hyman,Â Bill Parks
- Format:Â Color, NTSC
- Language:Â English
- Rated:Â NR (Not Rated)
- Number of tapes:Â 1
- Studio:Â A&E Home Video
- VHS Release Date:Â February 25, 2003
- Run Time:Â 100 minutes
It is the second largest of the worlds great religions, and the fastest growing. Its name comes from the word for peace, yet to many Westerners it is synonymous with terror.
INSIDE ISLAM lifts the veil of mystery surrounding a misunderstood faith. Trace its roots back to the Hebrew Bible and discover how the Five Pillars, the religions central tenets, helped spread Islam to the far corners of the world. Find out what the QuRan says about war, violence and suicide, and how these words have been co-opted by extremists. And hear from experts like Khaled Abou el Fadl (author of Speaking in Gods Name), who explore the challenges facing Islam today, including a crisis of authority and deep divisions among many sects.
Illuminating, important and objective, INSIDE ISLAM exposes the heart of a faith mired in controversy.