Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761499644
  • ISBN-13: 9780761499640
  • DDC: 297.209
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released July 2011
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors and Consultants.
Foreword.
1: Defining Islam and Muslims.
2: Focus: The Life of Muhammad.
3: Brief History of Islam.
4: Focus: European Colonies and Decolonization in the Islamic World.
5: Beliefs.
6: Focus: Peoples of the Book.
7: Practices.
8: Focus: Defining Jihad.
9: Scriptures and Doctrine.
10: Focus: Translating the Koran.
11: Subdivisions of Islam.
12: Focus: Mystical Islam.
13: Muslim Calendar, Holy Days, and Festivals.
14: Focus: Eid Al-Fitr.
15: Holy Places.
16: Focus: Jerusalem.
17: Visual Arts.
18: Focus: Arts Festivals.
19: Architecture.
20: Focus: Islam and Architecture in the United States.
21: Literature.
22: Focus: Women Writers.
23: Performing Arts.
24: Focus: Comedy and Islam.
25: Media.
26: Focus: Al-Jazeera.
27: Philosophy and Science.
28: Focus: Contemporary Trends in Islamic Philosophy.
Glossary.
Further Reading and Research.
Index.