Islam For Dummies

Islam For Dummies

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by Malcolm Clark
     
 

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Find out about customs, history, and Islamic law

From faith, prayer, and fasting to charity and pilgrimage, understand Muslim life

You don't have to be Muslim to understand Islam. This friendly guide introduces you to the origins and practices of Islam, including the Five Pillars and life-cycle rituals. You'll discover the significance of Muhammad

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Find out about customs, history, and Islamic law

From faith, prayer, and fasting to charity and pilgrimage, understand Muslim life

You don't have to be Muslim to understand Islam. This friendly guide introduces you to the origins and practices of Islam, including the Five Pillars and life-cycle rituals. You'll discover the significance of Muhammad and the Qur'an and meet the various Islamic sects. You'll also see how Islam has adapted over time and read about current developments in the Islamic world.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Online cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764555039
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/21/2003
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
139,812
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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