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Book Title : Islam
Author : H. Lammens
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 1968
Pages : 268
ISBN : 0714619914
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This translation originally published: London: Methuen, 1929. Originally published as in French as 'L'Islam: croyances et institutions'. Beirut, 1926.

Book Title : Islam
Author : Sue Penney
Publisher : Heinemann
Release Date : 1999
Pages : 48
ISBN : 0435304739
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This foundation edition on Islam is part of a series aimed at lower-ability pupils. The questions are written to make it easy for pupils to interpret information on a spread. Its pagination means that it can be used with the core editions, or as a stand alone text.

Book Title : Islam
Author : compiled form Wikipedia entries and published by Dr Googelberg
Publisher : Lulu.com
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ISBN : 9781291215212
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Book Title : The Oxford Dictionary of Islam
Author : John L. Esposito
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2004-10-21
Pages : 384
ISBN : 9780199757268
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Designed for general readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, this superb Oxford Dictionary provides more than 2,000 vividly written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format. The Dictionary focuses primarily on the 19th and 20th centuries, stressing topics of most interest to Westerners. What emerges is a highly informative look at the religious, political, and social spheres of the modern Islamic world. Naturally, readers will find many entries on topics of intense current interest, such as terrorism and the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida, the PLO and HAMAS. But the coverage goes well beyond recent headlines. There are biographical profiles, ranging from Naguib Mahfouz (the Nobel Prize winner from Egypt) to Malcolm X, including political leaders, influential thinkers, poets, scientists, and writers. Other entries cover major political movements, militant groups, and religious sects as well as terms from Islamic law, culture, and religion, key historical events, and important landmarks (such as Mecca and Medina). A series of entries looks at Islam in individual nations, such as Afghanistan, the West Bank and Gaza, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the United States, and there are discussions of Islamic views on such issues as abortion, birth control, the Internet, the Rushdie Affair, and the theory of evolution. Whether we are listening to the evening news, browsing through the op-ed pages, or reading a book on current events, references to Muslims and the Islamic world appear at every turn. The Oxford Dictionary of Islam offers a wealth of information for anyone curious about this burgeoning and increasingly important world religion.

Book Title : Encyclopedia of Islam
Author : Juan Eduardo Campo
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2009-01-01
Pages : 750
ISBN : 9781438126968
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Explores the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this religion and the way it is practiced today.

Book Title : Islam Politics and Social Movements
Author : Ervand Abrahamian
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release Date : 1988
Pages : 332
ISBN : 0520068688
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Taken together the essays in this work not only provide new research essential to the study of Islamic societies and Muslim peoples, but also set a new standard for the concrete study of local situations and illuminate the forces shaping the history of modern Muslim societies. This collection is unique in its sophisticated interpretation of the social protest and political resistance movements in Muslim countries during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors take two principal approaches to the study of their subject. Utilizing "new cultural history," they explore how particular movements have deployed the cultural and religious resources of Islam to mobilize and legitimize insurgent political action. Others rely on "new social history" to study the economic, political, and social contexts in which movements of anti-colonial resistance and revolution have developed. This work brings together contributions from specialists on Islamic North Africa, Egypt, the Arab fertile crescent, Iran and India.

Book Title : Islam Essays in Scripture Thought and Society
Author : Peter G. Riddell
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date : 1997
Pages : 361
ISBN : 9004106928
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This volume contains 17 articles on various aspects of Islamic thought in the Middle East and in Southeast Asia. The first 9 articles concentrate especially on the Qur n and its exegesis, "Kal m" and Sufism; the second 8 articles deal with Javanese Islam, and with Islam and modernity in Southeast Asia.

Book Title : Islam is
Author : Mary Margaret Funk
Publisher : Lantern Books
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 120
ISBN : 1590560612
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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For the last seven years, Benedictine nun Sr. Mary Margaret Funk has engaged in interfaith dialogue with American Muslims in an effort to bridge the gaps that seem to divide Christianity and Islam. Islam Is... is the fruit of her reflection on Islam, a religion that has challenged and transformed her and in which she has found startling similarities to her own deeply held Catholic practice and beliefs. She examines the controversial issues of terrorism, women's rights and economic power, and offers Christians everywhere and Catholics in particular a way of viewing Islam that is honest and authentic. The book concludes with an afterword by Islamic scholar Dr. Shahid Athar, who dialogues with and explores Sr. Mary Margaret's ideas.

Book Title : Islam
Author : Munawir Sjadzali
Publisher :
Release Date : 1993
Pages : 85
ISBN : 9794561126
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Aspiration of Moslem in Indonesia; collection of articles.

Book Title : Ensiklopedi Adab Islam
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Publisher : Niaga Swadaya
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ISBN : 9793536861
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