The world of Islam is shared by some 800 million people of all
races, economic levels, and social strata. Despite their many
differences, these people share a faith which is today what it
has been from its beginnings, the same in a Moroccan King's
palace and a Filipino hovel.
The essential principles on which Islam rests--the five pillars--are
discussed, described, and put into historical perspective in this program.
Viewers are introduced to the huge international mosaic of Moslem believers,
and the conflict between traditional teachings and the effects of