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What Do Muslims Believe?: The Roots and Realities of Modern Islam / Edition 1
     

What Do Muslims Believe?: The Roots and Realities of Modern Islam / Edition 1

by Ziauddin Sardar
 

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ISBN-10: 0802716423

ISBN-13: 9780802716422

Pub. Date: 08/21/2007

Publisher: Walker & Company


Perfect for adolescents and teens who are beginning to ask the big questions about life, religion, and current events, What Do Jews Believe? and What Do Muslims Believe? are the first a new series exploring the history and practices of world religions, their influences on current events and conflicts, as well as discussions on where these religions are headed.

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Perfect for adolescents and teens who are beginning to ask the big questions about life, religion, and current events, What Do Jews Believe? and What Do Muslims Believe? are the first a new series exploring the history and practices of world religions, their influences on current events and conflicts, as well as discussions on where these religions are headed. Both include a chronology of the religion's history through today, a glossary of terms, and recommended further reading lists.

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ISBN-13:
9780802716422
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
437,096
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.79(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents


Chronology     xii
What Makes a Muslim?     1
Why Is a Muslim a Muslim?     5
Who Are the Muslims?     7
Where Do Muslims Come from?     12
Who Was the Prophet Muhammad?     13
Who Were Muhammad's Main Disciples?     32
Abu Bakr     34
Umar     35
Othman     38
Ali     38
Kharjites     39
What Do Muslims Believe?     41
Articles of Faith     42
What Is the Qur'an?     47
What Is the Sunnah?     50
What Is the Shariah?     54
Varieties of Muslim Belief     59
Shia     59
Sufis     61
Puritans and Reformers     63
What Do Muslims Do?     66
Prayer     66
Fasting     68
Zakat     69
Hajj     71
Jihad     75
Halal and Haram     77
Is the Veil Necessary?     78
How Do You Apply Islam?     80
What Are the Key Concepts of Islam?     81
How Islam Has Been Applied in History     83
What Happened to Muslims inHistory     92
How Islam Is Being Applied Today     96
Where Do Muslim Terrorists Come from?     100
Where Now?     104
Reforming Islam     108
Islam in the Twenty-first Century     108
Glossary     112
A Selection from the Qur'an     115
A Selection from the Hadith     119
Further Reading     123
Contacts Listing     125
Index     129

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