Islam is the world’s fastest-growing religion and the source of much controversy and discussion in relation to recent world events. This incisive guide offers an essential overview of the Muslim faith, covering such topics as the life of Muhammad, the nature and contents of the Qur’an, the history of the religion, and the beliefs and practices of contemporary Muslims. Fascinating and informed, this is the perfect reference for those studying Islam or anyone interested in world religions.
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Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood is the author of several books on Islam, including Islam: A Dictionary, The Muslim Marriage Guide, and Teach Yourself Islam.Review:
"A very accessible introduction to Islam from a faith-based perspective. The book not only manages to introduce the reader to the history and doctrines of Islam but also sheds light on contemporary issues and debates." -- Dr Oliver Scharbrodt, Lecturer in the Religions of the Middle East SOAS 20060407
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7278772
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007278772