Mohammedanism

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OUP USA, 1970 - Religion - 144 pages
Combining a scholar's command of fact with a narrator's ease of style, the noted scholar H.A.R. Gibb presents an historic survey of Islam, from the days of the prophet, through the religion's spread in Asia and Africa, to its confrontation with the modern world.
 

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Contents

The Expansion of Islam
1
Mohammed
16
The Koran
24
Doctrine and Ritual in the Koran
36
The Tradition of the Prophet
49
The SharTa
60
Orthodoxy and Schism
73
Siifism
86
The Sufi Orders
100
Islam in the Modern World
113
Bibliography
122
Index IM
139

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H.A.R. Gibb is at Harvard University.

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