Islam, a Christian Perspective

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1983 - Religion - 185 pages
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For those who are trying to grasp the complexities of the strife in the Middle East, this book addresses the religious, political, social, and economic problems there, as well as throughout the Arab world. Among the topics covered are the personality of Mohammed, movements within Islam, and current trends such as socialism and fundamentalism.

  

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Contents

PROLOGUE
7
DEVELOPMENT
30
THE GROWTH OF A MUSLIM CULTURE
70
MODERN REVIVAL
95
THE RECONSTRUCTION OF MUSLIM THOUGHT
102
THE RETURN TO FUNDAMENTALISM
124
GAZING INTO JAMSHIDS CUP
140
CONCLUDING PRAYER
166
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Michael Nazir-Ali was the 106th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England before stepping down in 2009. He is the author of several books and articles.

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