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What Muslims believe

Author: John Bowker
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld Publications, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on interviews with Muslims across the broad spectrum of Islamic thought, this book offers an introduction to a major world faith. It provides commentary on a wide range of issues, from the interpretation of Qur'an and the nature of Islamic law to the role of women and the concept of holy war.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowker, John, 1935-
What Muslims believe.
Oxford : Oneworld Publications, 2009
(OCoLC)768324910
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bowker
ISBN: 9781851686858 1851686851
OCLC Number: 318412357
Notes: Originally published by Oneworld Publications as Voices of Islam, 1995.
Description: ix, 186 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Authority and community : revelation, the Qur'an and the foundations of Islam --
The interpretation of the Qur'an and issues of judgement : interest, theft, adultery and homosexuality --
Muslims and non-Muslims : the state and holy war, other religions, apostasy and treason --
The nature of women and their status --
Education and freedom of enquiry.
Responsibility: John Bowker.

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For anyone interested in a fresh investigation of Islam, What Muslims Believe is a unique study revealing an insider's view of this broad and fascinating religion.  Read more...

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'Provides a refreshing insight into a much neglected side of Muslim life today and one that anyone seriously engaged in inter-faith dialogue with Muslims should certainly read.' * Epworth Review * Read more...

 
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