Islam                             -     Edited By: Ninian Smart
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Islam

Edited By: Ninian Smart
Prentice Hall / Penguin Putnam / 1999 / Paperback

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Appropriate for courses in Introduction to Religion, Comparative Religion, Religion of Islam, or Religions of the World. This series provides succinct and balanced overviews of the religions of the world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, each book gives a basic introduction to the faith--its history, beliefs, and practices--and emphasizes modern developments and the role and impact of the religion in today's world. Islam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam from the birth of Muhammad in seventh century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslims throughout today's world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Muslim beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this rapidly growing religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Prentice Hall / Penguin Putnam
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8.10 X 5.32 X 0.33 (inches)
ISBN: 0132662639
ISBN-13: 9780132662635
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/27/14.

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Islam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam from the birth of Muhammad in seventh century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslims throughout today's world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Muslim beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this rapidly growing religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this book gives a basic introduction to the faith—its history, beliefs, and practices. Provides valuable pedagogy, including: timeline; maps; glossary; list of sacred days/festivals; suggested reading; pronunciation guide; index; feature boxes focusing on some aspects of the arts; 11 black and white pictures and artworks. Readers interested in learning more about the world's religions.

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