The Islamic World Series, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615302727
  • ISBN-13: 9781615302727
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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What are the percepts of Shari'ah law? What role did Genghis Khan play in Islamic history? How do the teachings of the Qur'an mesh with those of other religious texts? In this powerful, probing, and thought-provoking series, the world of Islam is explored and explained. With coverage from around the world and across the centuries, each book provides a thorough look into the religion with nearly two billion adherents worldwide. Readers will develop a comprehensive understanding of this incredibly rich faith and its contributions to world culture and history. They will gain access to authentic ideas and concepts, which unfortunately have been somewhat distorted by recent events that were carried out in the name of Islam.

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The Islamic World Series: Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture  (ISBN-10: 161530097X | ISBN-13: 9781615300976)

The many followers of Islam are spread around the globe from traditional lands in the Middle East and parts of Africa to metropolitan European cities. This extremely varied group of people nevertheless shares a distinct and rich style of arts, architecture, poetry, epic literature, painting, and philosophy. This book follows the intriguing history of Islamic arts and literature through the ages from the Umayyad Dynasty to the modern Islamic world.

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The Islamic World Series: Islamic Beliefs and Practices  (ISBN-10: 1615300600 | ISBN-13: 9781615300600)

Islam is the second most followed religion on Earth, with more than one billion practicing Muslims around the globe. However, few Westerners fully understand the beliefs of the religion nor the cultural practices that accompany it. This book explores Islam from the prophet Mohammad to the Five Pillars of Islam, which includes the most important rituals of the faith, including fasting at Ramadan, and hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.

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The Islamic World Series: Islamic History  (ISBN-10: 1615300619 | ISBN-13: 9781615300617)

Given that Islam predominates in over thirty countries around the world, the history of the Islamic world requires a broad perspective. This in-depth look at the history of the religion and culture of Islam and the Muslim people covers the extreme breadth of the topic while still maintaining a detailed focus on the key people and events of the long and fascinating history of the Islamic World.

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