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The afterlife is now

Heaven and hell in Islam

What will happen to us after our death? Will we go to heaven or to hell? That heaven and hell exist is an absolute truth for Islam. But what they look like and how you can assure yourself of a place in heaven has been up for debate for centuries. Islamologist Christian Lange studies the meaning of the afterlife for Muslims.

This video is only available in Dutch.


Produced by Fast Facts
Commissioned by The Young Academy

Thanks to Pieter Coppens and Sophie Spaan, Utrecht University

Made by: Moira van Dijk 2015
In cooperation with
Camera & editing: Jonathan Massey | Persistent Vision
Music: Daan van West
Graphic design: SproetS