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Growing up Muslim : understanding Islamic beliefs and practices

Author: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to one of the world's major religions and its everyday context in Muslim life in America.
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Genre/Form: 1050L
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sumbul Ali-Karamali
ISBN: 9780385740951 0385740956 9780375989773 0375989773 9780375983405 0375983406
OCLC Number: 759772070
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 213 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: Muslim beliefs and practices (or, what it's like to grow up Muslim in California): 1. Starting with the basics: what do Muslims eat? --
2. Definitions and the declaration of faith --
3. How many times a day do you pray? --
4. Fasting: the ultimate internal conflict --
5. Holidays: from turkey dinner to baklava --
6. Donating to charity --
7. A Muslim pilgrim's progress --
8. Everyday rules of behavior for Muslims --
9. Fashion sense (or, what Muslims wear) --
10. Relationships between men and women (or, can I go to the school dance?) --
Part II. When did Islam start and how did it develop?: 11. Muhammad and his mission --
12. How Muslims view the world: God, angels, and Adam and Eve --
13. The basis of Islam: the Qur'an, the Sunnah, and the Shariah --
14. From sand dunes to Spain: the spread of Islam --
Part III. Modern Muslim demographics: 15. Who's who: Sunni, Shi'a, Sufi, and more --
16. Muslims: Who we are and where we live --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Sumbul Ali-Karamali.

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A comprehensive introduction to one of the world's major religions and its everyday context in Muslim life in America.

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