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Title Islam : a short guide to the faith / edited by Roger Allen & Shawkat M. Toorawa

Publ Info Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011
 RWU Main Library  BP165 .I74 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BP165 .I74 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BP165 .I74 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 177 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-166) and index
Contents Islam / Shawkat M. Toorawa -- Qur'an / Roger Allen -- Muhammad / Tahera Qutbuddin -- Hadith and Sunna / Scott C. Lucas -- Shari‘a / Aron Zysow -- Islamic philosophy / Jon McGinnis -- Sufism / Ahmet T. Karamustafa -- Shi‘ites, Shi‘ism / Abdulaziz Sachedina -- Sunnis, Sunnism / Scott C. Lucas -- Mosque / Ruba Kana'an -- Islamic government / Joseph E. Lowry -- Women and Islam / Homayra Ziad -- Islam and Judaism / Mark S. Wagner -- Islam and Christianity / Paul Löffler and Mark N. Swanson -- Islam in America / Jane I. Smith
Note Editors Roger Allen and Shawkat M. Toorawa have assembled fifteen chapters by fifteen noted scholars, each of which provides a description and exploration of an aspect of Islam, its institutions, doctrines, and interactions, notably with Christianity, Judaism, and the modern world
LC subject Islam -- Essence, genius, nature
Islam -- Doctrines
Islam -- 21st century
Add Author Allen, Roger, 1942-
Toorawa, Shawkat M
ISBN 9780802866004 (pbk. : alk. paper)
080286600X (pbk. : alk. paper)