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The Penguin dictionary of Islam

Author: Azim Nanji; Razia Nanji
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2008.
Series: Penguin reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Islam is a truly global faith, with millions of followers allover the world, yet to many it remains an enigma. The Penguin Dictionary of Islam provides a comprehensive overview of Muslim beliefs, cultures and history. It defines, clearly and impartially, terms that saturate today's media - from Sunni and Shi'ite to Hijab and Jihad. Written by a leading scholar, in consultation with prominent experts, it is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Azim Nanji; Razia Nanji
ISBN: 9780141013992 0141013990
OCLC Number: 175283734
Description: x, 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Penguin Dictionary of Islam.
Series Title: Penguin reference library.
Other Titles: Dictionary of Islam
Responsibility: Azim Nanji ; with Razia Nanji.

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Islam is a truly global faith, yet it remains somewhat of an enigma to many of us. This dictionary includes coverage of the historical formations of the worldwide Muslim community and highlights  Read more...

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