Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures
Marshall Cavendish, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 352 pages
Introduces the ideas promoted by the religions founder in the seventh century and tracking their development into new doctrines, schools of thought, and philosophical, literary, and cultural traditions as diverse as recitation of scripture in madrassas in Egypt to gift giving at holiday time in the United States.
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Contributors and Consultants
DEFINING ISLAM AND MUSLIMS Shakir Mustafa
BRIEF HISTORY OF ISLAM Dona J Stewart
BELIEFS Mohammad Hassan Kalil
PRACTICES Matthew Long
SCRIPTURES AND DOCTRINE Scott Girdner
SUBDIVISIONS OF ISLAM Clinton Bennett
HOLY PLACES William R Darrow
20th century Abbasid Africa Al-Jazeera Allah anasheed Arabic architecture artists Baghdad became broadcasting building caliph calligraphy celebrated Christian countries cultural Dome Egypt Eid al-Fitr Empire European example faith fast Fatimids festival followers God's Hadiths hajj holy human iftar imam important India influence interpretation Iran Iraq Islamic world Jerusalem Jesus jihad Kaaba Khan known Koran language leader literature living lslam lslamic Mecca minaret modern mosque Muslim community Muslim scholars Muslim world Muslims believe non-Muslim Ottoman Pakistan performed Persian philosophy pilgrimage pilgrims Pillars of Islam poet poetry political popular practice pray prayer Prophet Muhammad qawwali radio Ramadan recitation region religion religious revelation ritual rulers sacred Saudi Arabia scripture Sharia Shia Shiite shrine spiritual style Sufi Sufism Sunna Sunni Syria television traditional translations Turkey Turkish Umayyad ummah Urdu verses western Asia women worship zakat