Friday, June 09, 2006
Course on Islam a big UK hit
May 31 2006
By Sarah Probert
A free course on Islam run from Birmingham has gone nationwide in the face of increased demand from nonMuslims who want to learn about the religion.
The Islamic Correspondence Course covers the basic teachings of the Muslim faith and is aimed at people of all religions.
It is designd to allow people to learn about Islam from their own home and at their own pace.
Course founder Tahir Selby said it had been running for more than four years in the region and was now generating interest across the UK.
"Particularly in light of world events, there does seem to be increasing curiosity about Islam," he said.
"There is plenty of demand for information that is simple and accessible. There is plenty of demand for information that is simple and accessible, and this initiative is one way of meeting it."
The course includes sections on Jihad, women in Islam, aand how the Big Bang theory and evolution fit into the religion.
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