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Author Sardar, Ziauddin.

Title What do Muslims believe? : the roots and realities of modern Islam / Ziauddin Sardar.

Imprint New York : Walker & Company : distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    297 SAR    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xviii, 140 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-124) and index.
Summary Presents readers with an explanation of the roots and beliefs of Islam, and seeks to provide an objective view of this often misinterpreted religion. Author Ziauddin Sardar explains what makes a Muslim; where Muslims come from and who they are today; what, exactly, they believe and how they reflect those beliefs; and where Islam is headed. Includes a chronology of Islamic history from A.D. 632 to the present, a glossary of terms, selections from the Qur'an and the Hadith, as well as list of further reading. This book is a concise primer for anyone who wants to understand what it means to follow Islam.
Subject Islam -- Customs and practices.
Muslims -- Social life and customs.
Islam -- History.
Islam -- Essence, genius, nature.
ISBN 0802716423 (pbk.)
9780802716422 (pbk.)

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