eBook This is Islam, 1st Edition

  • Jamal J. Elias Amherst College
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  • ISBN-10: 193378282X
  • ISBN-13: 9781933782829
  • DDC: 297
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 152 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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This Is Islam presents a lively introduction to a religion that has a dramatic history and plays a crucial role in the world today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher’s Note.
Teachers’ Preface.
1: What is Islam?.
2: Arabs and Arabia before Islam.
3: Muhammad and the Emergence of Islam.
4: Islamic Texts.
5: Islamic Sects.
6: Philosophy and Theology.
7: Teachings.
8: The Mosque and Prayer.
9: Islamic Rites.
10: Islamic Law (Sharia).
11: Challenges of the Modern Era.
About the Author.