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Understanding Islam : origins, beliefs, practices, holy texts, sacred places

Author: Matthew Gordon
Publisher: London : Duncan Baird, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise and accessible Introduction to IsIam, highlighting its development and key principles and offering a balanced view of its role in the world today

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Gordon
ISBN: 1903296749 9781903296745 9781907486166 190748616X
OCLC Number: 49550972
Notes: Previously published as: Islam : origins, practices, holy texts, sacred persons, sacred places. New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Origins and historical development --
Aspects of the Divine --
Sacred texts --
Sacred persons --
Ethical principles --
Sacred space --
Sacred time --
Death and the afterlife --
Society and religion --
Glossary --
General bibliography.
Other Titles: Islam
Responsibility: Matthew S. Gordon.

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