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Blackwell North Amer
Here is a great deal of information, clearly and simply stated, in the shortest possible space. This book is a basic introduction to Islam, its history, teachings, practices and institutions, presented as accessibly as if it were in a magazine or newspaper.
We are introduced to Muhammad and his teaching; the trends and schools in Islam; the history and spread of Islam; art and science in Islam; and to the different situations of Muslims in the world of the mid-1990s, in Europe and North Africa, in Turkey and the Middle East, in the former Soviet Union and Africa, on the Indian sub-continent and in Indonesia. There is a chronological table and a list of books for further reading.

Publisher: London : SCM Press ; Valley Forge, Pa. : Trinity Press International, 1995
Edition: 1st British ed
ISBN: 9780334026037
Characteristics: vi, 89 pages ; 20 cm


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