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Islam in the world / Malise Ruthven.

Author/Creator:
Ruthven, Malise.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Format/Description:
Book
400 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Islam.
Local subjects:
Islam.
Summary:
Recent events in the Muslim world have made an understanding of Islam more important than ever. Islam in the World provides a valuable introductory guide to Islam for the Western reader, providing an overview of the religion in its historic, political, and social setting.
Contents:
Introductory : pilgrimage to Mecca
The Muhammadan paradigm
The Quranic world-view
Law and disorder
Sects and solidarity
Spiritual renewal
Challenge from the West.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-378) and index.
Local notes:
CJS copy from the collection of Nemoy
ISBN:
0195204530
9780195204537
0195204549
9780195204544
0140223568
9780140223569
OCLC:
11134474
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