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Discovering Islam

Making Sense of Muslim History and Society

by Akbar Ahmed

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLawrence Rosen (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7490038M
ISBN 100415285240
ISBN 109780415285247

Discovering Islam › Research Studies › The New Muslim’s Field Guide (Book Review) a a a. drinking coffee as she explained the ins and out of Islam. In my humble opinion, this book needs to be distributed to mosques in all Western countries and when someone comes in and asks about Islam, they are handed a Quran (or a translation), a. Discovering Islam presents Islam in a comprehensible and contemporary fashion. It is intended for those seeking a basic knowledge of the religion. The book discusses the primary principles and practices of Islam, as well as some of the misinformed issues within the faith, such as human rights, jihad (striving for a just cause), and women in Islam.


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