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The A to Z of Islam
The A to Z of Islam

The A to Z of Islam

by Ludwig W Adamec

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Language

English

Publisher

Vision/Orient paperbacks

ISBN

8170945410 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 298

Binding

Paperback

Ludwig W Adamec

Author: Ludwig W Adamec
Publisher: Vision/Orient paperbacks
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 298
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170945410

Description

This book will enable readers to understand in a perspective Islam's contemporary philosophical trends as well as the social and political responses by Islamic movements to issues of 21st-century politics, such as the inroads of Westernization in the Islamic world.

A chronology highlights important Islamic milestones till the end of the 20th century. The book is rounded-off with a comprehensive bibliography which guides interested readers to in-depth knowledge resources on various topics.

Various aspects of Islam are covered in crisp, alphabetically arranged entries, spanning its history, religion, philosophy and political and spiritual movements, including:

The essential articles of Islamic faith and way of life
Sources of Islamic law and theology
The different Islamic schools of philosophy
Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims; and other sects and communities;
Influential Islamic theologians, scholars, political and cultural leaders;
Islamic traditions, prayers and pilgrimages, beliefs, rituals and ceremonies;
Important Islamic cultural, religion and historic centres;
Significant political developments, military battles and important Islamic dynasties.

Contents

Reader's Notes

Map of the Islamic World

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Chronology

Introduction

The Dictionary

Bibliography

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