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Islam : a short guide to the faith

Author: Roger Allen; Shawkat M Toorawa
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011.
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In Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith, editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a lucid description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Allen; Shawkat M Toorawa
ISBN: 9780802866004 080286600X
OCLC Number: 670324903
Description: xviii, 177 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Contents: Islam / Shawkat M. Toorawa --
Qur'an / Roger Allen --
Muhammad / Tahera Qutbuddin --
Hadith and Sunna / Scott C. Lucas --
Shariʻa / Aron Zysow --
Islamic philosophy / Jon McGinnis --
Sufism / Ahmet T. Karamustafa --
Shiʻites, Shiʻism / Abdulaziz Sachedina --
Sunnis, Sunnism / Scott C. Lucas --
Mosque / Ruba Kana'an --
Islamic government / Joseph E. Lowry --
Women and Islam / Homayra Ziad --
Islam and Judaism / Mark S. Wagner --
Islam and Christianity / Paul Löffler and Mark N. Swanson --
Islam in America / Jane I. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Allen & Shawkat M. Toorawa.

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In Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith, editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a lucid description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world.

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Chase Robinson City University of New York ""Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith"achieves the near-impossible: it is at once pithy and comprehensive, authoritative and accessible, provocative and Read more...

 
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