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Glossary of Islam

ISBN-10: 0748621385

ISBN-13: 9780748621385

Edition: 2007

Authors: Dominique Sourdel, Janine Sourdel-Thomine, Caroline Higgitt

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This concise, accessible glossary of key Islamic terms is written by two of France's most eminent scholars of Islam, edited by Carole Hillenbrand and translated by Caroline Higgitt. It offers brief explanations of the core background elements required by those beginning the study of Islam and covers famous historical figures, theological schools, juridicial schools, Qur'anic symbols and themes and religious rites and institutions. This book offers brief, clear definitions of the key background elements needed by anyone new to the study of Islam. An ideal foundation text for those new to the subject of Islamic Studies and Islamic and Middle Eastern History.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 3/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396

Dominique Sourdel is Professor Emeritus at l'Universite de Paris-Sorbonne and co-author of the <i Dictionaire Historique de l'Islam</i (Presses Universitaires de France).

Janine Sourdel-Thomine is Professor Emeritus at l'Universite de Paris-Sorbonne and co-author of the <i Dictionaire Historique de l'Islam</i (Presses Universitaires de France).

Dominque Sourdel and Janine Sourdel-Thomine are Professors Emeritus at l'Universite de Paris-Sorbonne.They are co-authors of Dictionaire Historique de l'Islam(Presses Universitaires de France).