Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 4

Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 4

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by Andrew Rippin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415489407

ISBN-13: 9780415489409

Pub. Date: 09/22/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The revised, second edition of this authoritative text provides a survey of Islamic history and thought with new chapters on intellectual thought and medieval developments. Rippin examines the elements which come together to form Islam, in particular the Qur'an and the traditions from Muhammad.

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The revised, second edition of this authoritative text provides a survey of Islamic history and thought with new chapters on intellectual thought and medieval developments. Rippin examines the elements which come together to form Islam, in particular the Qur'an and the traditions from Muhammad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415489409
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/22/2011
Series:
Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
839,034
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the third editionix
Transliteration and other technical considerationsxi
Introduction1
Part IFormative elements of classical Islam7
1Prehistory9
2The Qur'an22
3Muhammad44
Part IIEmergence of Islamic identity59
4Political action and theory61
5Theological exposition73
6Legal developments88
7Ritual practice103
Part IIIAlternative visions of classical Islamic identity119
8The Shia121
9Sufi devotion136
Part IVConsolidation of Islamic identity149
10Intellectual culture151
11Medieval visions of Islam160
Part VModern visions of Islam173
12Describing modernity175
13Muhammad and modernity200
14The Quran and modernity229
15Issues of identity257
Part VIRe-visioning Islam285
16Feminism's Islam287
17Islam in the twenty-first century and beyond301
Glossary313
Notes320
Bibliography and further reading355
Resources on the internet361
Index of Quran citations363
General index365

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