Find out about customs, history, and Islamic law
From faith, prayer, and fasting to charity and pilgrimage, understand Muslim life
You don't have to be Muslim to understand Islam. This friendly guide introduces you to the origins and practices of Islam, including the Five Pillars and life-cycle rituals. You'll discover the significance of Muhammad and the Qur'an and meet the various Islamic sects. You'll also see how Islam has adapted over time and read about current developments in the Islamic world.
The Dummies Way
Professor Malcolm Clark taught in the Department of Religion at Butler University for 30 years.
I bought this book to learn more about a religion that I have many questions about. Haven't read much yet so will find out eventually if my questions were answered.Published 1 month ago by Mary M. Jacobs
No translation of the Koran. A sunny view of Islam today. Good historical perspective of its roots. Would not recommend.Published 2 months ago by Philip D. Tasho
I was very disappointed with this book. It appeared that the author was trying to protect the particulars of that faith when they were in full dichotomy with the Judeo-Christian... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael Driskill
I was clueless when it came to Islam. They are in the news so much right now because of ISIS, so it is good to get an objective understanding of the people and their religion. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeffrey W. Reich
This book has a lot of historical and factual inaccuracies. I just purchased it in the hopes of finding a good introductory book about Islam for a non-Muslim colleague and I don't... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Farhan Bhatti
This book is great for those new to Islam it helps you to understand some but not all of the basics and if your clueless to Islam you should buy this bookPublished 6 months ago by Ameerah Fath