Islam Today A Short Introduction to the Muslim World

ISBN-10: 1860642578

ISBN-13: 9781860642579

Edition: 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Akbar S. Ahmed

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Although there are over one billion Muslims in the world, most discussion of Islam is based on cliches or outright prejudice. This book sets out to bridge the gulfs of misunderstanding. It is ideal for non-Muslims and Muslims alike.
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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 3/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

This is a compelling book--it goes a long way toward bridging the gulfs of misunderstanding that hinder most discussions of Islam
Introduction: Raising Questions
What is Islam?
The Challenge of the Past: Empires and Dynasties
When Worlds Collide: Muslim Nations and Western Modernity
Muslims as Minorities
Islam in the Age of the Western Media
Concluding Thoughts
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