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- ISBN: 9780138144777 | 013814477X
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 1/11/2010
The author's extensive field work, experience, and scholarship combined with his engaging writing style and passion for the subject sets this text apart. An Introduction to Islam, Fourth Edition, provides students with a thorough and unified topical introduction to the global religious community of Islam. It places Islam within a cultural, political, social, and religious context and examines its connections with Judeo-Christian morals. The text's integration of the doctrinal and devotional elements of Islam enables students to see how Muslims think and liveengendering understanding and breaking down stereotypes.An Introduction to Islam, Fourth Editionalso reviews pre-Islamic history so students can see how Islam developed historically