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®
Explanations in plain English
"Get in, get out" information
Icons and other navigational aids
Online cheat sheet
Top ten list
A dash of humor and fun
Professor Malcolm Clark taught in the Department of Religion at Butler University for 30 years.
I bought this book having purchased many dummies books in the past. I was expecting this one to be like the others, an instruction manual to teach me, a dummy, how to practice... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amanda Bingham
Islam does not worship the same God of Christians and Jews. Why would the Bible say you must accept Jesus as your Savior and the Muslims say if you worship Jesus as the Savior you... Read morePublished 4 months ago by MAGGIEB
Excellent well written for someone who is not an Islamic scholar but needs to know something about the religion,Published 5 months ago by Gary Cunningham
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 7 months 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 9 months ago by Philip D. Tasho