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A companion to the Muslim world

Author: Amyn B Sajoo; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; London : Institute of Ismaili Studies, ©2009.
Series: Muslim heritage series, 1.
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What is the extraordinary text that is the Quran - and how does it relate to the life and times of the Prophet Muhammad? How did a legacy so richly varied in faith, law and civilization emerge from the message of the Revelation that came to be called 'Islam' (or submission to God's will)? This immaculately researched yet thoroughly accessible book offers a journey into the full range of experience - past and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the Muslim world.
London : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009517044
(OCoLC)424559897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amyn B Sajoo; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
ISBN: 9781441641182 1441641181 9780857711557 0857711555
OCLC Number: 611210962
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 316 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color), map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Amyn B. Sajoo --
The Prophet's city / Reza Aslan --
Reading the Quran / Abdullah Saeed --
Islam in the plural / Amir Hussain --
Networks of solidarity / Bruce Lawrence --
Women and social change / Azizah Wahia al-Hibri --
Inclusive governance : a Fatimid illustration / Shainool Jiwa --
The art and architecture of the mosque / Hasan-Uddin Khan --
The Umma in the city / Amira K. Bennison --
Cultures of learning / Anil Khamis --
A conference of the bards : Rumi to Adonis / Raficq Abdulla --
The digital Umma / Gary R. Bunt.
Series Title: Muslim heritage series, 1.
Other Titles: Muslim world
Responsibility: edited by Amyn B. Sajoo.

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What is the extraordinary text that is the Quran - and how does it relate to the life and times of the Prophet Muhammad? This book offers a journey into the full range of experience - past and  Read more...

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