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Title:
Islam : the basics
Author:
Whitehead, Kim.
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Publication Information:
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest Publishers, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Islam's role in the world -- Allah's final prophet -- Central beliefs -- Islam divided : the major and minor sects -- Law and practice -- Islamic celebrations -- Issues in contemporary Islam.
ISBN:
9781590846971
Format :
Book

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Summary

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The volumes in the 'Introducing Islam' series will help readers understand Islam and the Muslim world.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Islam's Role in the Worldp. 9
Allah's Final Prophetp. 13
Central Beliefsp. 23
Islam Divided: the Major and Minor Sectsp. 37
Law and Practicep. 59
Islamic Celebrationsp. 69
Issues in Contemporary Islamp. 81
Chronologyp. 98
Glossaryp. 101
Internet Resourcesp. 104
Further Readingp. 105
Indexp. 106
Contributorsp. 112