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.
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Professor Malcolm Clark taught in the Department of Religion at Butler University for 30 years.
No translation of the Koran. A sunny view of Islam today. Good historical perspective of its roots. Would not recommend.Published 27 days 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 27 days 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 1 month 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 3 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 4 months ago by Ameerah Fath
We are at war with Islam and it would be smart to know what our enemies beliefs are. The western mind is different from the eastern mind and we should be aware of what the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by John Jasin
this is a good book, easy read. absolutely love this author and read a lot of her books. a must read.Published 8 months ago by chanda jesri
You can ask any Islamic scholar if Allah is the same as the YHWH, the Jews and Christians' God, and they will say NO. Islam rejects all principles of Christianity and Judaism. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kat