Islam: Empire of Faith (Part 2) – The Awakening

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Islam: Empire of Faith
09
Aug
2014

Originally aired on PBS, this second of three episodes in the documentary Islam: Empire of Faith recounts early Islam's thirst for knowledge. Muslims of the time saw "no insurmountable contradiction" between faith and natural laws. According to this program, the Islamic empire sent scholars throughout the world to gather all the knowledge of.

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Islam: Empire of Faith (Part 3) – The Ottomans

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Islam: Empire of Faith
09
Aug
2014

Originally aired on PBS, this last of three episodes in the documentary Islam: Empire of Faith covers the history of the expansionist Ottoman Empire and its ambitious sultans through the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. As Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley explains, a key successful aspect of the Ottoman method of.

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Don’t tell my mother that I am in Pakistan

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Don't tell my mother that I am in Pakistan
06
Aug
2014

Diego Buñuel travelled to Pakistan to break some of the stereotypes that have plagued this country. Roaming from Karachi, Hyderabad, Lahore, Islamabad and to end finally in the Pakistani Himalayas. Diego's journey turns out to be a real eye opener. This episode has nothing to do with another trip.

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