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By Huston Smith

Islam

A Concise Introduction

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Islam by Huston Smith

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Drawn from his masterful presentation of Islam in the bestselling The World's Religions, Huston Smith offers a highly readable and incisive guide to the heart of a tradition with more than 1 billion adherents worldwide. Dispelling narrow and distorted notions about the nature of Islam, Smith shows the rich history, culture, and values that sustain this vibrant tradition. As Huston points out, Islam itself means primarily "peace," and its full connotation is "the peace that comes when one's life is surrendered to God." Featuring a new introduction for these troubled times, the book covers not only the history and teachings, but also such timely issues as the true meaning ofjihad, the role of women in Islamic societies, and the remarkable growth of Islam in America. This book will stand apart as the least expensive and most concise, timely, and reliable introduction available today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060095574
ISBN-10: 0060095571
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 125mm x 6mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Huston Smith

Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of world religions and for his bestselling book The World's Religions. He was the focus of a five-part PBS television series with Bill Moyers, and has taught at Washington University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and the University of California, Berkeley. Born in Changshu, China, he currently resides in Berkeley, CA.

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