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CLIP 8364

A Muslim view on the Palestinian conflict

A Muslim view on the Palestinian conflict
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Key Info
  • A Muslim view on the Palestinian conflict
  • Duration: 04:39
  • Reverend Peter Owen-Jones visits Muslims in Palestine, asking the question, 'What drives people to kill for their religion?' He visits a refugee camp and meets Samir, a Sunni Muslim, who worships at the mosque. He then explores the common roots of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Samir, whose daughter was a suicide bomber, gives his opinion that the conflict in Palestine is not a religious conflict but one about land.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Peace and Conflict

  • Keywords: Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Muhammad, Mohammed, suicide bomber, beliefs, politics, land, occupation, Peter Owen-Jones
Ideas for use in class
  • Placed alongside clip 8358 about Jewish beliefs about the land, older students could evaluate the arguments from both sides and consider the extent to which this is a religious conflict or a political one.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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