From the Qur’an to Islam: Creating a Practice
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Introduction to the Qur’an
Taught by Professor Martyn Oliver | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
How did the Five Pillars of Islam grow from deep roots in the Qur’an? How might the words and deeds of the Prophet provide insight for believers? Finally, what role does this struggle to understand, from the Arabic word ijtihad, play in the ritual practices that define Islam? Delve into each pillar and its Qur’anic origins, as well as the substantial interpretive history of Islam.