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Islam: A Brief History

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Reflecting recent developments and expanding its coverage of key issues, A Brief History of Islam, second edition is a concise and absorbing account of Islamic history and of Islam’s role in today’s global society.

  • An expanded new edition of this concise, illuminating introduction to Islam, written by one of the field’s leading scholars

  • Spans Islamic history from the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam’s phenomenal geographical expansion and cultural development, to the creation of modern states and its role in today’s global society

  • Features expanded coverage of the Qur’an, Sufism, and Muslim views on human rights, including the rights of women

  • Includes fascinating vignettes of Islamic life, representing mainstream Muslim viewpoints on issues of global concern

  • Explores the complex interrelationships of cultural, political, and ideological developments woven throughout Islamic history, drawing on specific examples including current developments in Pakistan

Keywords: Koran, Quran, Qu’, ran, Muslims, Islam and human rights, Islam and women, Muhammad

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444317848
Printed ISBN
9781405180948

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