eBook Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780811151
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811157
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004
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This guide addresses the widespread need for more information about Islamic religious practices and observances, holidays, and customs. Written for students, teachers, and general readers, this work explains specific religious observances and customs while introducing basic Islamic beliefs. Muslim holidays and festivals are described in considerable detail. Historical and geographical information is also presented to provide a context for further understanding. Suggestions for further reading, relevant web sites, a glossary of terms, and a comprehensive bibliography are also included.