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Islam : worship, festivals, and ceremonies from around the world

Author: Trevor Barnes
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2013.
Series: World faiths.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Revised and updated edView all editions and formats
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More than one billion people across the globe practice Islam. This book surveys the life and teachings of its founder, the prophet Mohammed, and traces the history of the Islamic faith. With sections on Islamic law and science, art and architecture, and worship and festivals, this book offers an accessible and multi-faceted understanding of this powerful and important religious tradition.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Barnes
ISBN: 0753469111 9780753469118
OCLC Number: 828677426
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The development of Islam --
The life of the Prophet --
The Koran --
Mecca and the five pillars of Islam --
Heaven and hell --
Islamic law and science --
The mosque --
Islamic art --
Worship and festivals --
Islamic customs --
Division and diversity --
The way of the Sufi --
Political Islam --
Many people, one faith.
Series Title: World faiths.
Responsibility: Trevor Barnes.

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More than one billion people across the globe practice Islam. This book surveys the life and teachings of its founder, the prophet Mohammed, and traces the history of the Islamic faith. With sections on Islamic law and science, art and architecture, and worship and festivals, this book offers an accessible and multi-faceted understanding of this powerful and important religious tradition.

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