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"Islam: Empire of Faith"
A companion piece to the PBS documentary of the same name, this site offers detailed segments on faith, culture, innovation, and profiles of prominent figures in Islam. The site also features an interactive timeline and educational resources.

Companion Web site for the PBS film MUHAMMAD: LEGACY OF A PROPHET. The site includes clips from the film, a virtual Hajj, a timeline, a discussion forum, and links to other resources.

FRONTLINE: "Muslims"
This FRONTLINE special examines the different faces of Islam's worldwide resurgence and the fundamentals of the faith. The program tells the stories of Muslims struggling to define how Islam will shape their lives and societies.

The Islam Project
This multimedia Web site is aimed at schools, communities, and individuals who want a clearer understanding of Islam. The project comprises two PBS documentaries -- MUHAMMAD: LEGACY OF A PROPHET and FRONTLINE's "Muslims" -- along with a strong community engagement campaign and educational materials.

Council on Islamic Education
The council of scholars and educators' mission is to support and strengthen American public education as the foundation for a vibrant democracy, a healthy civil society, and a nationally and globally literate citizenry. In order to fulfill this mission, CIE draws upon civic, ethical, and educational principles in Islam and applies them in a manner consistent with U.S. constitutional principles and foundational ideas.

Islamic Society of North America
ISNA is an association of Muslim organizations and individuals that provides a common platform for presenting Islam, supporting Muslim communities, developing educational, social and outreach programs and fostering good relations with other religious communities, and civic and service organizations.

Karen Armstrong (Modern Library, 2002).