8 edition of Islam, a primer found in the catalog.
An introduction to Islam, including its basic beliefs and laws, origins and spread, varieties, and relationship to Judaism and Christianity.
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||BP161.2 .S183 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2001005027|
Islam. Defining Islam is the first and most important problem that one encounters when comparing Islam and Islamism. There are several ways to think about Islam. First, it is a religion practiced by those who identify as Muslims. Thus, one way to define Islam is to look at what Muslims believe and practice. A Primer on Islam Lesson One During the expansion of Islam in the ’s the Muslims established protection for the "People of the Book": Jews, Christians and Zoroastrians, and were charged a.
What does Islam say about Jesus? According to Ira Zepp in A Muslim Primer, "Islam thinks very highly of Jesus, more highly than any other religion does, save Christianity." In the Quran, Jesus is. BACKGROUND ON ISLAM. In this introduction from his book, A Muslim Primer, Ira G. Zepp Jr. offers a short historical perspective to help readers understand why Westerners have ignored Islamic.
A Primer on Covering Muslim Communities in America. The confluence of American politics and the rise of the Islamic state means it is almost impossible to open an American newspaper, turn on a television or log onto a web page these days without reading about Islam or Muslims. Michael Muhammad Knight's “Muhammad: Forty Introductions” is part gonzo devotional, part Muslim primer, and, ultimately, soul-stirring.
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A Muslim Primer covers the basic beliefs of Islam and provides an informative source for both lay and professional readers. First published init has proven to be a valuable handbook for all attempting to better understand the tenets of the religion of a major portion of the world’s by: 7.
An excellent introduction to Islam - its history, beliefs and practices, civilization and culture. Succinct and clearly written, this book provides the basic information for a better appreciation of one of the world's great religions.
(Christopher Van Hollen, U.S. Ambassador --Director, Islamic Affairs Program, Middle East Institute, Washington, DCCited by: 5. Islam, a Primer book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
This basic overview is an excellent introduction to the history, bel /5. Get this from a library. Islam: a primer. [John Sabini] -- An introduction to Islam, including its basic beliefs and laws, origins and spread, varieties, and relationship to Judaism and Christianity.
A Muslim Primer covers the basic beliefs of Islam and provides an informative source for both lay and professional readers. First published init has proven to be a valuable handbook for all attempting to better understand the tenets of the religion of a major portion of the world's population.
The reader is introduced to the authority of the Quran, the prophethood of Muhammad, the. Islam: A Primer () People of the Book. Christians and Jews are called "people of the Book" (the Old and New Testaments) and are accorded protection, respect, and consideration as the predecessors to the Muslims.
Many have noted Islam's connections to Judaism and. Download file Free Book PDF What Every Christian Should Know About Islam: A Primer on the Muslim Faith from a Biblical Worldview at Complete PDF Library.
This Book have some digital formats such us:paperbook, ebook, kindle, epub, fb2 and another formats. Here is The CompletePDF Book Library. This book took an academic approach to the study of Islam. I found it accurate and filled with nuggets of information about widely misconstrued elements of the Muslim faith and culture.
I do not think this book would serve well as a primer for the first time student of Islam/5(37). Urdu readers can go through a primer on Usool At Tareekh by clicking here. This is a helpful resource in identifying any forgeries made by enemies of Islam.
This is a helpful resource in identifying any forgeries made by enemies of Islam. This book is an introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence for readers without substantial background in this field. In two volumes, Sheikh Salih Al Fawzan has projected light on jurisprudential issues of utmost importance in a genuine and reader-friendly style, free from any jargon or sophisticated expressions.
“The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy” is an unprecedented project by 50 of the world’s top scholars on Iran representing some 20 foreign policy think tanks, eight universities, and senior foreign policy officials from six U.S.
administrations. Hong Kong imam Uthman Yang couldn’t find a book in Chinese that explained Islam, so he’s written one. The son of an imam from eastern China, he reflects on 27 years as a. Islam began in Arabia and was revealed to humanity by the Prophet Muhammad.
Those who follow Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe that there is. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. As Hamid discusses in his new book, Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World, mainstream Islamists, contrary to.
Get this from a library. Understanding Islam: a primer. [Idris Tawfiq] -- "In Understanding Islam, Idris Tawfiq explores the Islamic faith from a unique perspective: that of Roman Catholic priest turned Muslim scholar. In an engaging style, he lays out the core tenets of. Though it is indeed a primer, the book is far from reductive and simplistic.
It possesses a lucid way of prompting the reader to what seems like a simple idea, but in actuality, beneath may lay an entire ocean of ideas. In that sense, the book poses an invitation to discover more deeply the sheer beautiful multitudes of Islam. Whether you want to understand Islam better or reach Muslims for Christ, 40 Questions on Islam is an indispensable primer and reference book.
40 Questions About Islam () by Matthew Bennett. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thomas Dubay, S.M.
Thomas Dubay, S.M., is a retreat master and spiritual director for religious communities around the country, as well as a highly regarded speaker at conferences and retreats for lay people in North has hosted five different part television series on the topics of spirituality and prayer, and is the best-selling author of such acclaimed spiritual works.
Islam: A Primer Clyde Mark Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division Summary There are about one billion Muslims in the world, concentrated primarily in North Africa, the Middle East, and South and Southeast Asia.
Islam teaches that Allah. The book is also an excellent primer on the Lebanese civil war ofthe fateful Israeli invasion of Lebanon inand the run-up to the Palestinian Intifada in the Occupied Territories. Islam's unwillingness to adapt to and learn from a changing, Western-driven world.
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence.And the account of the recent revolts in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria draws on a limited number of mostly English-language news reports. If that were all this book had to offer, it would make for a useful but largely undistinguished primer on.
A good book is a fruitful option. Dr. Matthew Bennett, assistant professor of missions and theology at Cedarville University, has written “40 Questions About Islam,” which released this spring. Bennett’s book serves as a primer to Islam by answering questions about the faith.