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CLIP 12604

What makes a place sacred?

What makes a place sacred?
Key Info
  • What makes a place sacred?
  • Duration: 03:32
  • The significance of the Mosque as a community centre as well as a place of worship is explored. Then the significance of a non religious space, the Sheffield peace garden, to the local community is highlighted.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education


    Religion and the Community

  • Keywords: community, mosque, peace, war, ummah
Ideas for use in class
  • In a discussion about the importance of the Mosque for Muslims. When introducing the idea of the Ummah. To introduce the idea that a place does not have to be religious to be sacred. To introduce a unit of work on community.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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