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Islam by Jamal J. Elias

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Islam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam, from the birth of Muhammad in seventh-century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslim's throughout today's world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Muslim beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this rapidly growing religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415211659
ISBN-10: 0415211654
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 8mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Jamal J. Elias

Aisha's Cushion by Jamal J. Elias Aisha's Cushion, Hardback (November 2012)

Westerners have a strong impression that Islam does not allow religious imagery. Elias corrects this view. Unearthing shades of meaning in Islamic thought throughout history, he argues that Islamic perspectives on representation and perception should be sought in diverse areas such as optics, alchemy, dreaming, vehicle decoration, Sufi metaphysics.

On Wings of Diesel by Jamal J. Elias On Wings of Diesel, Paperback (April 2011)

An intriguing journey into the visually stunning world of ~Pakistani truck decoration.

Key Themes for the Study of Islam by Jamal J. Elias Key Themes for the Study of Islam, Paperback (February 2010)

Examines the central themes and concepts that are indispensable to an informed understanding of Islamic religion and society. This book focuses on a single aspect of the religion. It is suitable for those who wish to know how Islam relates to vital concepts in religion and society.

Death Before Dying by Jamal J. Elias Death Before Dying, Paperback (March 1998)

Presents a collection of 115 poems that introduces readers in English to Sultan Bahu (d 1691), a Sufi mystical poet who continues to be one of the most beloved writers in Punjabi.

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