Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Routledge
Just what is Islam and what does it mean to be a Muslim in the world today? Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, Islam has become one of the most controversial and misunderstood religions in the world. Introducing Islam encourages students to put aside their preconceptions and explore this
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-02 - Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess
Opening the Qur'an can be a bewildering experience to non-Muslim, English-speaking readers. Those who expect historical narratives, stories, or essays on morals are perplexed once they pass the beautiful first Surah, often shocked and then bogged down by Surah 2, and even offended by Surah 3’s strictures against nonbelievers. Walter
This work condenses, profiles and synthesises the essentials of Islam as a religion and a way of life. It was originally written as a supplement to basic classroom reading requirements, to cover questions that could not be answered readily.