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Islam : the religion and the people

Author: Bernard Lewis; Buntzie Ellis Churchill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For many people, Islam remains a mystery. Here Bernard Lewis and Buntzie Ellis Churchill examine Islam: what its adherents believe and how their religion has shaped them, their rich and diverse cultures, and their politics over more than 14 centuries."--Book jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-
Islam.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School Pub., ©2009
Print version:
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-
Islam.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School Pub., ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis; Buntzie Ellis Churchill
ISBN: 9780137154944 0137154941
OCLC Number: 243693598
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 223 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: The faith and the faithful --
The pillars of the faith --
Scripture, tradition and law --
The mosque --
Diversity and tolerance --
Sunni, Shiʻa, and others --
Some history --
Government and opposition --
The wider world of Islam --
Islam and the economy --
Women in Islam --
Dress --
Language and writing --
War and peace --
Radical Islam.
Responsibility: Bernard Lewis, Buntzie Ellis Churchill.
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Considered one of the West's leading experts on Islam, Lewis, with Churchill, has written an illuminating, objective introduction to Islam for those who want to understand the faith and the global  Read more...

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