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Islam

Author: Sue Penney
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, 2000.
Series: World beliefs and cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the beliefs and customs of Islam, including an introduction to sacred texts, a history of the religion, important holidays, and worship practices around the world.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Penney
ISBN: 1575723573 9781575723570
OCLC Number: 43736730
Target Audience: 5-7.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Life of Muhammad --
Hegira --
Early history of Islam --
Sunni and Shi'ah Muslims --
How Muhammad received the Qur'an --
Qur'an --
Worship in the home --
Worship in the mosque --
Mosque --
Inside a mosque --
Major places of worship --
Hajj --
pilgrimage to Mecca --
Celebrations --
Ramadan --
Celebrations --
Id-ul-Fitr and Id-ul-Adha --
Celebrations --
Minor festivals --
Family occasions --
childhood --
Family occasions --
marriage --
Family occasions --
death and beyond --
What it means to be a Muslim.
Series Title: World beliefs and cultures.
Responsibility: Sue Penney.

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An overview of the beliefs and customs of Islam, including an introduction to sacred texts, a history of the religion, important holidays, and worship practices around the world.

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