A New Introduction to Islam 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1405158077
ISBN-10: 1405158077
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“The events of September 11 and afterwards have forced us to ask questions about the nature and history of Islam. Daniel Brown's clear and authoritative book helps us to understand this world religion now at the center of controversy, discussion and debate. We may not necessarily agree with all the arguments in it, but it will enlighten us and clarify issues that we ignore at our peril." Akbar S. Ahmed, American University, Washington DC

"This excellent undergraduate textbook presents a thorough history of the Islamic faith." The Bookseller

"Brown's book is superb, one of the most lucidly organized introductions to Islam I've seen, informative and clear on all the major issues and historical events pertaining to Islam. It will prove to be a useful and practical guide for students and professors alike." Bradley Malkovsky, University of Notre Dame

"in my estimation Daniel Brown's A New Introduction to Islam is a very good beginning to an academic study of Islam. I would highly recommend it as an introductory college level textbook." Sasan Tavassoli, University of Birmingham

"Brown's book is a thoughtful and comprehensive guide to the study of the materials on and the ways of thinking about Islam." The Journal of Religion

“Easy to read, elegantly written, and at points humorous, Brown’s book bases itself solidly on the principle of critical thought, an ideal he never ceases to encourage throughout the work.” Hebert Berg, University of North Carolina-Wilmington


“Brown’s new introductory theory survey makes an excellent college textbook, as an introduction to both the religion and history of Islam and the scholarly debates currently peppering the field. Brown’s book is a thoughtful and comprehensive guide to the study of the materials on and ways of thinking about Islam.” Hebert Berg, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Book Description

A New Introduction to Islam offers students a fresh account of the origins, major features and lasting impact of the Islamic tradition. The development of Muslim beliefs and practices is carefully explored against the background of social and .

Product details

  • File Size: 3332 KB
  • Print Length: 361 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1405158077
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition (August 24, 2011)
  • Publication Date: August 24, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005UQCYQC
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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