Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World: M-Z, index

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Richard C. Martin
Macmillan Reference USA, 2004 - Religion - 823 pages
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"This two-volume set on Islam is a timely resource aimed at the general reader. More than 500 articles, 200-5,000 words in length, describe the Islamic world from its known beginnings to the present day. A 'Synoptic Outline of Entries' at the beginning of volume one presents a thematic overview of the encyclopedia that facilitates browsing. A glossary of terms and a pronunciation key appear at the end of volume two, followed by genealogies, timelines, and a detailed index."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

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Hailed as the fastest-growing religion of the 21st century, Islam contends with Christianity for the highest number of adherents. The terrorist attacks of 9/11 on U.S. soil instigated mass interest in ... Read full review

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Martin is Professor and Chair in the Department of Religion, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. He specializes in Islamic Studies, Comparative Religious Studies and Religion and Conflict.

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