HFM 009 | What is the Quran and why is it so important in Islam?

November 22, 2012

Podcast, Uncategorized

In this episode of the History in Five Minutes Podcast, we look at why the Qur’an is so revered in Islam, and why its destruction has produced riots in recent years. The reasons are complicated, but they have to do with how the book is revered in the religion. We’ll get into all those details and more… in less than 5 minutes.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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