Crash Course in IslamAuthor: Voices and Visions
27 Feb 2017

Crash Course in Islam

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Crash Course in Islam is a production of the Voices and Visions Project from the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University. This weekly podcast debunks common myths about the Islamic faith in brief, informational segments. Learn more at CrashCourseinIslam.org

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    The Six Articles Of Faith

    You may have heard of the Five Pillars of Islam, but have you heard of the Six Articles of Faith?

  • Posted on 26 Mar 2010

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    The Nation Of Islam

    In the early 20th century something was happening in the United States. In addition to the struggles of the Depression and two world wars – Islam in America was changing. At least among one population.

  • Posted on 11 Mar 2010

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    Do Muslims Work On Fridays?

    There is no prohibition against Muslims working on Friday – it’s not set aside as a “day of rest” – but many feel that, once the call of prayer is given they cannot work.

  • Posted on 18 Feb 2010

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    What Is A Fatwa?

    You may have heard the term fatwa before – especially if you’re a fan of writer Salman Rushdie – and you may think a fatwa is a kind of death sentence. Well, it’s not.

  • Posted on 04 Feb 2010

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    The Role Of Women In Islam

    One issue that comes up quite often in discussions about Islam is the role of women in the faith – with many non-Muslims wondering if women are seen as “second class citizens” in the religion.

  • Posted on 07 Jan 2010

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