Islam For Dummies
Many non-Muslims have no idea that Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews, and that Islam preaches compassion, charity, humility, and the brotherhood of man. And the similarities don’t end there. According to Islamic teaching, Muhammad founded Islam in 610 CE after the angel Gabriel appeared to him at Mecca and told him that God had entered him among the ranks of such great biblical prophets as Abraham, Moses, and Christ.
Whether you live or work alongside Muslims and want to relate to them better, or you simply want to gain a better understanding of the world’s second largest religion, Islam For Dummies can help you make sense of this religion and its appeal. From the Qur’an to Ramadan, this friendly guide introduces you to the origins, practices and beliefs of Islam, including:
Professor Malcolm Clark explores the roots of Islam, how it has developed over the centuries, and it’s long and complex relationship with Christianity. He helps puts Islam in perspective as a major cultural and geopolitical force. And he provided helpful insights into, among other things:
In these troubled times, it is important that we try to understand the belief systems of others, for through understanding comes peace. Islam For Dummies helps you build bridges of understanding between you and your neighbors in the global village.
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Great book about IslamUser Review - Ms Harb - Borders
This book explains every topic in the Islam religion very well. I highly suggest Islam believers, or non-believers to read this book for factual information and guidance. Read full review
This book is a great introduction to this oft-misunderstood religion. It has a very easy-to-read style to it but at the same time it is thorough and informative. Time to move on to Middle East for "Dummies"!!!
Exploring LesserKnown Sects Linked to Islam
Islam in America
Sufis in America
Considering Islams Concept of Abrahamic Religions
Seeking Common Ground
Meeting the Challenge of Modernity
The Part of Tens
Islamic Tradition and
Becoming Familiar with Muslim Daily Life
Observing Other Religious Rituals and Customs
Muslim Ethics Living the Good Life
Recognizing That All Muslims Arent the Same
Physics Specifically Optics
Ten Islamic Regions in the News Today
Resources Digging Deeper