Islam: Faith and History

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Oneworld, 2004 - Religion - 242 pages
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Combining the scholarly with the personal, this innovative introduction by annternationally renowned Islamicist gives the reader an insight into theistory, traditions and beliefs of Islam.;Taking his own spiritual journey as starting point, Professor Ayoub explores all aspects of Islam; from theur'an and Islamic law to the epic poetry of the Sufis; from the spread ofslam worldwide to reform movements in the US and Europe.

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Ayoub (Islamic studies & comparative religion, Temple Univ.) argues that "Islam, as indeed all living faiths, must guide both the private and public lives of its followers along the spiritual and ... Read full review

Contents

A Personal Faith?
1
Origins and Earlv History
8
Prophethood Revelation and the Quran
30
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Mahmoud M. Ayoub is Professor of Islamic Studies and Comparative Religion at Temple University, Philadelphia.

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