Islam in the World
Islam in the World has long been considered one of the best books for gaining an understanding of modern Islam. In this updated edition, Islamic expert Malise Ruthven adds a new preface and new chapters analyzing the major issues of today, including the impact of 9/11, the meaning of "the war on terror," and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. New material also explains important differences within Islam that many Westerners are just beginning to learn about, including the rivalry between Sunnis and Shias, the relationship between Sufism and modern Islamism and the debates about democracy raging throughout the Muslim Word.
This invaluable introductory guide presents a full overview of Islam in its historical, geographic, and social settings and explains how the quest for spiritual fulfillment is inevitably bound up with political aspirations.
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This book has been written by the illogical foes of Islam whose deliberate lack of knowledge about various events shows how they are spreading ill will and organized hatred against Islam.
The topic would make any unsuspecting person fall prey to its deceptive use of language. It is actually not a book on Islam, it is a book written with malafide intentions by misrepresenting the widely accepted facts. It is targeted at misleading none other than their own English speaking people who have for centuries remained illiterate about the virtues of Islamic teachings. The ultimate aim of author is to increase Hatred for their muslim brothers.
I salute to this organized crime against God's society of human beings and give them best wishes to continue this hateful propaganda and create further rift between civilizations. God is the best judge and certainly He will Judge with Iron Hand on the Last Day of Judgment.
Introductory Pilgrimage to Makka
Muhammad the Model
The Quranic Worldview
Law and Disorder
Sects and Solidarity
Challenge from the West