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Title:
Aspects of Islam
Author:
Geaves, Ron.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
viii, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- The Western media : a misrepresentation or a factual account? -- Doctrine and architecture : manifestations of Tawhid -- The Shariʼa : the law of God or a cultural construct? -- The Umma : an homogenous unity or deeply divided? -- Martyrdom : the Shiʼa doctrine of suffering opposed -- To the Sunni doctrine of 'manifest success' -- Sufism : an aberration or the voice of traditional Islam? -- The prophet of God : human messenger or a manifestation of divine qualities? -- Jihad : Islamic warfare or spiritual effort? -- Muslim fundamentalism : a misnomer or the heart of the faith? -- Muslim women : Islam's oppressed or victims of patriarchy?
ISBN:
9781589010734
Format :
Book