This primer on Islam addresses the information needs of non-Muslims interested in learning about the fastest-growing religion in the world and also guides young Muslimsespecially those living in Western societieswho want to learn the basics of Islam. Reviewing the fundamental principles, beliefs, and practical aspects of Islam, diverse topics are covered, including morality, good and bad deeds, personal characteristics, rights and obligations, women's rights, Islamic law, sectarian differences, and relations with other religions. A brief history is provided as well as a discussion on how some Muslims, through their practice, have deviated from Islam's true purpose and meaning.
|Publisher:||Khan Consulting and Publishing, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Arshad Khan has taught at the University of CaliforniaBerkeley and the University of CaliforniaSanta Cruz, where he developed data warehousing courses. He is the author of Islam, Muslims and America: Understanding the Basis of Their Conflict, and Understanding MuslimWest Alienation: Building a Better Future as well as the computer-engineering books Data Warehousing 101, Implementing SAP with an ASAP Methodology, SAP BEx Simplified, and SAP BW Simplified. He lives in San Jose, California.