Islam, Empire of Faith
The AwakeningStreaming Video - 2009
Depicting the flowering of Islam into one of the great civilizations in history, this program shows how culture and goods flowed freely throughout the large empire, helping to spread Islamic principles and influencing the intellectual development of the West. Viewers learn how Arabic became the language of learning and how Islamic art, architecture, science, and medicine flourished. The film also tells the story of the Crusades and the recapture of Jerusalem by Saladin the Great, then describes the invasion of Islamic lands by the Mongols.