9780791413289

Islam : An Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791413289

  • ISBN10:

    0791413284

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-06-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

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Summary

'The topic is becoming more significant because Islam is the most rapidly growing religious in the world. This book provides a thorough and sophisticate, but at the same time clear-headed and reliable, overview.' --Kevin Lacey

Table of Contents

Introduction
Arabia Before Islam
Muhammad
The Expansion of Islam
The Koran and Its Teachings
The Tradition
The Law
Theology and Philosophy
The Shia and Related Sects
Mystical Islam and Sufi Brotherhoods
Popular Piety and the Veneration of Saints
Modern Developments Inside Islam
Bibliography
Index
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