The Resource Islam, a concise introduction, Neal Robinson

Islam, a concise introduction, Neal Robinson

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Islam, a concise introduction
Title
Islam, a concise introduction
Statement of responsibility
Neal Robinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a concise yet panoramic overview of Islam, unlike most introductory books, which focus mainly on the development of Islamic institutions in the classical period. To place Islam in perspective, Neal Robinson discusses the problems raised by Western perceptions of Islam and provides a brief account of Islamic history down to the present. He then explains major topics in Islamic worship to help readers understand it as a living faith. Appendices guide the novice through the structure of Arabic names, transliteration, and the Islamic calendar and festivals. Provides a concise yet panoramic view of Islam, including a brief account of Islamic history down to the present, and explains major topics in Islamic worship
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Robinson, Neal
Dewey number
297
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BP161.2
LC item number
.R59 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • indexes
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  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Einführung
  • Islam
Label
Islam, a concise introduction, Neal Robinson
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do you know about Islam? -- Defining Islam -- Islam in history -- Islam in the modern world -- The Quran -- No god but God -- Muhammad the messenger of God -- Ritual prayer -- Zakat -- Ramadan -- The pilgrimage -- The Sharia -- Denominations and sects
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 197 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035903563
Label
Islam, a concise introduction, Neal Robinson
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do you know about Islam? -- Defining Islam -- Islam in history -- Islam in the modern world -- The Quran -- No god but God -- Muhammad the messenger of God -- Ritual prayer -- Zakat -- Ramadan -- The pilgrimage -- The Sharia -- Denominations and sects
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 197 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035903563

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