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The Muslim next door : the Qurʼan, the media, and that veil thing

Author: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Publisher: Ashland, Or. : White Cloud Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Introduces the values, practices, and beliefs of Islam, discussing what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary American society, and providing information about such topics as jihad, Islamic fundamentalism, and women's rights.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
ISBN: 0974524565 9780974524566
OCLC Number: 227191935
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Multicultural Nonfiction) 2009
Description: 287 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Everyday Islam: How Muslims Practice Their Religion --
Some Basic Islamic Concepts and How Islam Fits into the Judeo-Christian Tradition --
The Story of an Arab, an Angel, and the God of Abraham: Muhammad and the Birth of Islam --
The Qur'an: What It Is and Why Quoting It Can Be Problematic --
Who's Who in Islam: From Ayatollahs to Whirling Dervishes --
Religious Hierarchy: Who Makes the Rules in Islam? --
Women in Islam: Marriage, Divorce, Polygamy, and that Veil Thing --
Jihad and Fundamentalism: Not the Same --
Theft and Adultery in Islam: Reflections on Disney's Aladdin --
An American Muslim Reaction to September 11th --
Why the Misconceptions Persist: Separating the Reality from the Murky Mythology.
Other Titles: Qurʼan, the media, and that veil thing
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