Turner, C. (2005) 'Islam : the basics.', Oxford: Routledge. The basics.
From the doctrines of Islam and the practices of Muslims, to the significance of Islam in the modern world, this clear, jargon-free text provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Islamic faith. An important and timely addition to the successful Basics series, key areas covered include: * the Koran and its teachings * the life of the Prophet Muhammad * women in Islam * Sufism and Shi’ism * Islam and the modern world * non-Muslim approaches to Islam. In line with other titles in the series, the book also includes a glossary of terms, annotated further reading, and a chronology of key dates - making it an engaging learning aid and a highly useful springboard for further study. From the historical to the topical, Islam: The Basics provides an invaluable overview of a fascinating subject, ideal for those studying the area, as well as for anyone wanting to learn more about a topic of intense interest in today’s world.
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