Islam

Islam

A Short Guide to the Faith

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David Brown Book Co
In Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith , editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a lucid description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world. The chapters are preceded by a foreword by a renowned scholar, sixteen full-color images, and a user-friendly bibliography for further viewing and reading. This concise yet thorough introduction to Islam is ideal for the general reader interested in learning more about Islam, and for use as an introductory text in high school and college classes.
In Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith , editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a lucid description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world.

Baker & Taylor
Gathers fifteen essays on Islam, covering its orgins, its divisions and their doctrines, mosques, Islamic government, and its relation to women, Judaism, Christianity, and the United States.

Eerdmans
In Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith , editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a lucid description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world. The chapters are preceded by a foreword by a renowned scholar, sixteen full-color images, and a user-friendly bibliography for further viewing and reading. This concise yet thorough introduction to Islam is ideal for the general reader interested in learning more about Islam, and for use as an introductory text in high school and college classes.

Book News
This collection of fifteen essays, edited by Allen (Arabic language and literature at the U. of Pennsylvania) and Toorawa (Arabic literature and Islamic studies at Cornell U.), provides concise and accessible coverage of Islam, its history, practices, and interactions with other major religions and cultures. Contributors offer to-the-point objective guidance on the primary elements of Islam in language which is provocative, accurate, and accessible to the general reader. Those wishing to gain a better understanding of this influential world religion will benefit greatly from this book. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011
Description: xviii, 177 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780802866004
080286600X
Branch Call Number: 297 Isl
Additional Contributors: Allen, Roger M. A.
Toorawa, Shawkat M.

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