Islam A Short Introduction: Signs, Symbols and Values

ISBN-10: 1851681922
ISBN-13: 9781851681921
Edition: 1999
Authors: Abdulkader Tayob
List price: $19.99 Buy it from $3.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Abdulkader Tayob introduces Islamic teachings, practices and values, referring to issues such as gender and community and the challenges and opportunities that face members of the Islamic faith in the 21st century.

New Starting from $24.54
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 7/27/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Abdulkader Tayob introduces Islamic teachings, practices and values, referring to issues such as gender and community and the challenges and opportunities that face members of the Islamic faith in the 21st century.

Abdulkader Tayob is professor of Islamic studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His books include Islam: A Short Introduction.

List of figures
Preface
Note on dates, transliteration and translations
The Minaret: the Call of Islam
Islam and the Other
Height as symbol
Music and the human voice
The call to prayer amplified: technology and religion
Ablution: Purification, Self-Mastery and the Body
Purification rituals in Islam
The significance of purity: Islamic jurisprudence
Purity as cosmology
Life cycle and rites of passage
The nafs and self-control
Fasting
The Interior of the Mosque: Space, Gender Dynamics and Aesthetics
The world is a mosque
Celebrating and commemorating
Gendered space: from mosque to society
Aesthetics
The Prayer Niche: the Inexpressible Goal of Islamic Devotion
How do we know?
Pilgrimage
The Muslim community
The Minbar: Power and Authority in Islam
Minbar and mihrab
Models of leadership
Leadership of power
Leadership of personality
Leadership of knowledge
Leadership beyond models
Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-First Century
Globalization
Human rights: seeking equity in a global village
Symbol and reality
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×