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Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13 (12:53)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:17 What was Arab society like when Muhammad began to write the ideas that would become the core of Islam?
  2. 02:52 How is the Quran different from other religious books in the Abrahamic faiths?
  3. 04:34 What are the Five Pillars of Islam?
  4. 06:27 Why was the Ummah an important change to how people living in the Arabian Peninsula thought about communities during this era?
  5. 07:42 How did Muhammad connect politics and religion?
  6. 11:23 How did Islam become so widespread, according to John Green?