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Islam: A Short Introduction

Signs, Symbols and Values (Oneworld Short Guides)

by Abdulkader Tayob

  • 32 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oneworld Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Islam - General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Islam

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8971475M
    ISBN 101851681922
    ISBN 109781851681921

    Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction Adam J. Silverstein Opening with a lucid overview of the rise and spread of Islam, from the seventh to the twenty-first century, this Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history, charting the evolution of what was originally a small, localized community of believers into an. Islam: A Very Short Introduction examines why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shi'ites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Shar'ia (Islamic law) in Islamic life.

    Islam: A Very Short Introduction. Second Edition. Malise Ruthven Very Short Introductions. Offers insights into the structure and beliefs of this major world religion; Looks at issues surrounding why Islam has major divisions between movements such as . Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Adam J. Silverstein Opening with a lucid overview of the rise and spread of Islam, from the seventh to the twenty-first century, this Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history, charting the evolution of what was originally a small, localized community of.

    Description of the book "Islam: A Very Short Introduction": Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Get this from a library! Islam: a very short introduction. [Malise Ruthven] -- Offering fresh insights and new information, Islam: A Very Short Introduction provides a much needed discussion of Islam's past, present, and future, and its place in modern world religions.


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Obviously from the title of this book, the reader can tell that the information in this book is based on the religion "Islam". It is a much-needed, concise and innovative introduction to the Islamic by: 3. Opening with a lucid overview of the rise and spread of Islam, from the seventh to the twenty-first century, this Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history, charting the evolution of what was originally a small, localized community of believers into an international religion with over a billion adherents.

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Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Shar'ia (Islamic law) in. Islamic life. Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam in the World, The Divine Supermarket: Shopping for God in America, A Satanic Affair: Salman Rushdie and the Wrath of Islam and several other books.

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Islam Today: A Short Introduction to the Muslim World (Introductions to Religion) [Ahmed, Akbar S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Islam Today: A Short Introduction to the Muslim World (Introductions to Religion)Cited by: If you are looking for a short introduction to Islam written from a relatively neutral perspective I would defiantly recommend this book.

It follows the history of Islam from its conception to the modern day and writes in a compelling way that holds your interest. The book explores important topics like how Islam spread throughout Europe, the schism between Sunni and Shi'a and how that came to be, the fall of the Ottoman Empire Cited by: This Islamic guide is for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam, Muslims (Moslems), and the Holy Quran (Koran).

It is rich in information, references, bibliography, and illustrations. It has been reviewed and edited by many professors and well-educated people.

It is brief and simple to read, yet contains much scientific knowledge. Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects -- from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History.

Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative - yet always balanced - discussions of the central issues in a given topic.

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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to. Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction. Overall, "Islam: A Very Short Introduction," is a disappointing overview of Islam.

If you're the kind of reader who can amass a vast amount of knowledge in a shor amount of time, then this is the place to begin. But if you're like me, and it takes a while for it to sink in, then other books might be better places to learn from.4/5(23).

From the Minaret to the minbar (pulpit) Tayob takes you on a journey into the intracate world of Islam. Topics include, but are not limited to: Prayer, Worship and Pilgrimage, Gender and community, Technology and Religion, and the Challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.

Islam: A Short Introduction () by Abdulkader TayobPages: In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Adamson explores the history of philosophy among Muslims, Jews, and Christians living in Islamic lands, from its historical background to thinkers in the twentieth century.

Islamic History A Very Short Introduction Book Summary: Does history matter. This book argues not that history matters, but that Islamic history does. This Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history; the controversies surrounding its study; and the significance that it holds - for Muslims and for non-Muslims alike.

Islam is a religion founded and based on faith in one supreme God, Allah. Every follower of Islam believes in this central doctrine and in Prophet Muhammad being the last messenger of God.

The Quran, the holy book of the religion is a compilation of all of God's revelations to the Prophet. Overall, "Islam: A Very Short Introduction," is a disappointing overview of Islam. If you're the kind of reader who can amass a vast amount of knowledge in 4/5(23). Trade Paperback (2nd Edition) Malise Ruthven A new edition of the bestselling compact overview of Islam, written by internationally recognized authority, Malise Ruthven Islam dominates the news, often in stories filled with images of violence.

Yet these disturbing images are at odds with a faith that most adherents–who now number over a billion worldwide–would regard [ ]. “A valuable corrective to the hostile caricatures of Islam that circulate in the English-speaking world Engaging and provocative.” —The New York Times “Karen Armstrong, a respected and popular author of several books about religion takes on a useful and formidable task in presenting the history of Islam in a single short Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Islam: A Very Short Introduction examines why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shi'ites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Shar'ia (Islamic law) in Islamic life. Why is the greatest 'Jihad' (holy war) now against the enemies of Islam, rather than the struggle against evil?Opening with a lucid overview of the rise and spread of Islam, from the seventh to the twenty-first century, this Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history, charting the evolution of what was originally a small, localized community of believers into an international religion with over a billion adherents.

The book examines how Islam rose from the obscurity Pages: Islam: A Very Short Introduction offers essential insight into the structure and beliefs of this major world religion.