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Islam for Beginners

Islam for Beginners
  • Author : Ahmed Zamzam
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 28 July 2020
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What is Islam? Who is a Muslim? Who is Allah? Who is Prophet Muhammad? What is The Quran? What Are Hadiths? The Muslim's Beliefs? What do Muslims think of Jesus? What are the pillars of Islam? Do Muslims worship Muhammad? Does Islam oppress women? What are the dietary prohibitions in Islam? What is the Islamic Year? What are the major Islamic festivals? What to do to become a Muslim? All of These Questions and many more are answered in this

The Formation of Islam

The Formation of Islam
  • Author : Jonathan P. Berkey,Jonathan Porter Berkey
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Some Religious Aspects of Islam

Some Religious Aspects of Islam
  • Author : Hava Lazarus-Yafeh
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release : 17 January 1981
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Voices of Islam: Voices of life : family, home, and society

Voices of Islam: Voices of life : family, home, and society
  • Author : Vincent J. Cornell
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Provides a wide depiction of Islamic doctrines, practices, and worldviews. Some 50 articles by scholars that are also practicing Muslims representing a diverse range of places, traditions, cultures, and beliefs are presented in volumes that individually address the grand traditions and beliefs of the religion; the spiritual experience of Islam; everyday experiences of family, home, and society; Islamic cultures' art, aesthetics, and science; and Muslim progressives, modernists, and other reformers.

Islamic Philosophy from Its Origin to the Present

Islamic Philosophy from Its Origin to the Present
  • Author : Seyyed Hossein Nasr
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 11 May 2006
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A comprehensive overview of the Islamic philosophical tradition. AIslamic Philosophy from Its Origin to the Present offers a comprehensive overview of Islamic philosophy from the ninth century to the present day. As Seyyed Hossein Nasr attests, within this tradition, philosophizing is done in a world in which prophecy is the central reality of life—a reality related not only to the realms of action and ethics but also to the realm of knowledge. Comparisons with Jewish and Christian philosophies highlight

Women Embracing Islam

Women Embracing Islam
  • Author : Karin van Nieuwkerk
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 21 July 2009
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Many Westerners view Islam as a religion that restricts and subordinates women in both private and public life. Yet a surprising number of women in Western Europe and America are converting to Islam. What attracts these women to a belief system that is markedly different from both Western Christianity and Western secularism? What benefits do they gain by converting, and what are the costs? How do Western women converts live their new Islamic faith, and how does their conversion affect

Women, Islam, and the State

Women, Islam, and the State
  • Author : Deniz Kandiyoti
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 17 January 1991
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This collection of original essays examines the relationship between Islam, the nature of state projects, and the position of women in the modern nation states of the Middle East and South Asia. Arguing that Islam is not uniform across Muslim societies and that women's roles in these societies cannot be understood simply by looking at texts and laws. the contributors focus, instead, on the effects of the political projects of states on the lives of women.--provided by publisher.

Islam

Islam
  • Author : Solomon A. Nigosian
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 29 January 2004
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This compact introduction to Islam describes the essential aspects of Islam as a living religion and social force. The book is organized around seven topics: the life of Muhammad; Islamic political development and territorial expansion; the important groupings of Islamic believers (Sunni, Shi'ite, and Sufi); the Qur'an (the Holy Book of Islam); Sunnah, Hadith (the record of the Prophet's actions and sayings), and Shari'ah (the compilation of Islamic law); the five Articles of Faith and the so-called Five Pillars of

Islam and Social Policy

Islam and Social Policy
  • Author : Stephen P. Heyneman
  • Publisher : Vanderbilt University Press
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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At a time when more nuanced understandings of Muslim countries and their legal and social practices are urgently needed in the West, the appearance of this collection is especially welcome. In these illuminating and accessible essays, the contributors explain how Islam sees itself in terms of social policy, how it treats women, and how it encourages charity, education, and general social welfare. The essays encompass many regional cultures and draw on court records and legal debates, field work on government

The New Encyclopedia of Islam

The New Encyclopedia of Islam
  • Author : Cyril Glassé
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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A comprehensive reference work covering the different aspects of Islamic civilization, with maps showing the faith's spread over the centuries, and charts of the different branches of Islam.

Political Islam

Political Islam
  • Author : Joel Beinin,Joe Stork
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 17 January 1997
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The essays and case studies collected here—featuring some of the best material from Middle East Report over the past decade as well as much original material—challenge the facile generalizations about what Western media and political establishments usually call "Islamic fundamentalism." The authors demonstrate the complexity of these movements and offer complementary and contrasting interpretations of their origins and significance. The material included covers a broad range of themes—including democracy and civil society, gender relations and popular culture—

Islam

Islam
  • Author : Jacques Waardenburg,Jean Jacques Waardenburg,Professor of the Science of Religion Jacques Waardenburg
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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This work presents some 20 essays on different aspects of Islam in history and the present. Throughout the book the author shows the links between the religious and other interpretations and uses made in Islam and the contexts in which they are made.

Islam in Nineteenth-Century Wallo, Ethiopia

Islam in Nineteenth-Century Wallo, Ethiopia
  • Author : Hussein Ahmed
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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After a brief overview of the geography, early history of Wallo and the settlement of the Oromo in the region, the book analyzes the introduction and expansion of Islam from both regional and national perspectives, the significance and impact of Islamic revival and reform associated with Sufism, the role of Islam in the rise and consolidation of regional Muslim dynasties, Islam and trade, and the reaction of Muslim scholars to the imposition of Christianity.

Art of Islam

Art of Islam
  • Author : Titus Burckhardt
  • Publisher : World Wisdom, Inc
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Modernization, Democracy, and Islam

Modernization, Democracy, and Islam
  • Author : Shireen Hunter,Huma Malik,Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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This book addresses the multifaceted causes of the slow progress in the Muslim world of both modernization and democratization, and suggests remedies grounded in a keen awareness of the challenges facing both Islam and the West.