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Title:
The spread of Islam : the contributing factors
Author:
ʻIzzatī, Abū al-Faz̤l, 1932-
Edition:
Fourth revised edition.
Publication Information:
London : Islamic College for Advanced Studies Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
534 pages, 28 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781904063018
Format :
Book

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How did Islam reach the level of being one of the worlds largest religions? Did Islam spread by the sword? How was Islam received in Europe, Africa, and Asia? In this book, Abul-Fazl Ezzati explores the spread of Islam throughout various regions of the world, examining religious, political, sociological, and other key factors. The work includes a detailed timeline of important events in the Islamic expansion from early times to the present day. This book, now in its fourth edition, has been translated into Turkish, Persian, Arabic, and Hausa.


Table of Contents

Part I General Discourses
Introduction
Preface
The Distorted Concept of the History of the Spread of Islam
Western Historical Approach to Islam in General and to its History in Particular
The Concept of Enjoining Right and Forbidding Wrong (Da'wah) in Islam as the Basis for the Spread of Islam
Part II Principal Factors Contributing to the Spread of Islam
Religious Factors
Religious Leadership Factors
Intellectual Factors
Moral and Ethical Factors
Cultural Factors
Humanitarian Factors
Political Factors
Social and Socio-Political factors
Economic Factors
Emigration and Immigration Factors
Educational Factors
Factors Relating to Civilization
Islamic Dynamism and Resilience
Part III The Muslim Community
The Spread of Islam by Different Races and Peoples
Muslim Minorities
Muslim Populations in European Countries
The Plight of Muslim Peoples (cases)
Part I General Discourses
Introduction
Preface
The Distorted Concept of the History of the Spread of Islam
Western Historical Approach to Islam in General and to its History in Particular
The Concept of Enjoining Right and Forbidding Wrong (Da'wah) in Islam as the Basis for the Spread of Islam
Part II Principal Factors Contributing to the Spread of Islam
Religious Factors
Religious Leadership Factors
Intellectual Factors
Moral and Ethical Factors
Cultural Factors
Humanitarian Factors
Political Factors
Social and Socio-Political factors
Economic Factors
Emigration and Immigration Factors
Educational Factors
Factors Relating to Civilization
Islamic Dynamism and Resilience
Part III The Muslim Community
The Spread of Islam by Different Races and Peoples
Muslim Minorities
Muslim Populations in European Countries
The Plight of Muslim Peoples (cases)