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    DescriptionNow in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts. Key topics covered include: * the Qur'an and its teachings * the life of the Prophet Muhammad * gender, women and Islam * Sufism and Shi'ism * Islam and the western world * non-Muslim approaches to Islam. With updated further reading, illustrative maps and an expanded chronology of turning points in the Islamic world, this book is essential reading for students of religious studies and all those new to the subject of Islam.


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    Title
    Islam: The Basics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colin Turner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415584920
    ISBN 10: 0415584922
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: HRH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    Abridged Dewey: 297
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    DC22: 297
    Ingram Theme: RELI/ISLAM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15470
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: REL037000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BP161.3 .T878 2011
    BISAC V2.8: REL054000
    Thema V1.0: GBC, QRP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    8 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    24 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Colin Turner is Reader in Islamic Thought in the School of Government and International Affairs at the University of Durham, UK.
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. The Messenger 2. The Message 3. The Rise of Muslim Civilisation 4. Belief 5. Practice 6. Spirituality 7. Revival, Reform and the Challenges of Modernity. A Timeline of Events in Muslim History. Glossary of Arabic Terms. Index