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Islam in the world

Author: Malise Ruthven
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent events in the Muslim world have made an understanding of Islam more important than ever. Islam in the World provides a valuable introductory guide to Islam for the Western reader, providing an overview of the religion in its historic, political, and social setting.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malise Ruthven
ISBN: 0195204530 9780195204537 0195204549 9780195204544 0140223568 9780140223569
OCLC Number: 11134474
Description: 400 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introductory : pilgrimage to Mecca --
The Muhammadan paradigm --
The Quranic world-view --
Law and disorder --
Sects and solidarity --
Spiritual renewal --
Challenge from the West.
Responsibility: Malise Ruthven.
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Recent events in the Muslim world have made an understanding of Islam more important than ever. Islam in the World provides a valuable introductory guide to Islam for the Western reader, providing an overview of the religion in its historic, political, and social setting.

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