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Why did Power set out to spend a year studying the Quran?

Power had lived in foreign countries as a child, worked in the Centre for Islamic Studies at Oxford, and wrote about Islam as a journalist, but had never really written about the Quran. She wanted to know more about the book that dictated the lives of Muslim people. The reader should talk about her personal attitudes and her desire to learn.

How did Power and Akram meet? Why did Power choose Akram to teach her about the Quran?

They worked together at the Centre for Islamic Studies at Oxford. This answer should focus on the differences Power saw between herself and Akram, and how she hoped to learn from him. The reader could also talk about Power's motivations for studying the Quran.

What do Muslims believe about the role of Jesus in their religion?

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