|The examines the history of the verses and their implications for modern times, as well as similarities and differences between the koran and the bible. Tracing the influence of the koran from the golden age of islam to the modern rise of jihadism, this includes interviews with top islamic scholars and holy men.|
Editor's NoteThe Koran is an ancient tome that has been followed by Muslims for thousands of years. This History Channel presentation casts some Western eyes over the book and helps viewers to decipher some of the important passages of the text contained within. The program draws on the wise words of a number of people well versed in the ways of Islam, leading to some fascinating insights on what the Koran means and why it has proved to be so influential.