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A look at how the Koran came to be written down and collected in the order we have it today. We hear part of the Prophet's last speech where he gives the Koran and the Sunnah to Muslims to guide them. A Muslim explains in detail about her regular reading of the Koran and the effect this has on her life.
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8 March 1996

Classroom Ideas

After watching the clip could be used to launch a class discussion. Do the students think that all the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad recited to his followers were written down exactly as he received them from the Angel Jibril? Students should list reasons for their answers. "What do Muslims believe? What other religions have examples of divine revelation?"

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