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The role of religion in the early Islamic world

Author: Jim Whiting
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Company, ©2012.
Series: Life in the early Islamic world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how the Muslim religion started, including the life of the Prophet Muhammad; the Hegira and Kaaba; caliphs; the split of the Sunni and Shi'a and the beliefs of both; Sufism; the Muslim calendar; key events that are remembered in Islam today; and the Hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah. --Publishers Description.

This book briefly examnines the early history of Islam.

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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Whiting
ISBN: 9780778721697 0778721698 9780778721765 0778721760 9781427198419 1427198411 9781427195623 1427195625
OCLC Number: 601148295
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color photographs ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the beginning --
Enter Muhammad --
Muhammad's revelation --
The night's journey --
The hijra --
Return to Mecca --
Muhammad's final days --
The Quran --
Hadiths and Sharia --
Pillars of Islam --
The caliphate --
Uthman and Ali --
Expansion and division --
The Sunni/Shii split --
Sufism --
The golden age --
Cultures in collision --
Rise of the West.
Series Title: Life in the early Islamic world.
Responsibility: Jim Whiting.

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Describes how the Muslim religion started, including the life of the Prophet Muhammad; the Hegira and Kaaba; caliphs; the split of the Sunni and Shi'a and the beliefs of both; Sufism; the Muslim calendar; key events that are remembered in Islam today; and the Hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah. --Publishers Description.

This book briefly examnines the early history of Islam.

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