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Islam in a plural world.

Islam in a plural world.

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Published by Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Selly Oak Colleges in Birmingham, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (West)
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.,
    • Christianity and other religions -- Islam.,
    • Muslims -- Germany (West),
    • Islam and state.,
    • Germany (West) -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesResearch papers : Muslims in Europe,, no. 15 (Sept. 1982), Research papers (Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (Birmingham, West Midlands, England)) ;, no. 15.
      ContributionsAbdullah, Muhammad S., 1931-, Askari, Hasan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP172 .I814 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3247558M
      LC Control Number83164047

      An introduction to Islam through the lens of America. Read essays on Islam in America, the Muslim Experience, and Issues for Muslims in America. Explore our curated selection of news, publications, and links. Islam began in Arabia and was revealed to humanity by the Prophet Muhammad. Those who follow Islam are called Muslims. The heart of faith for all Muslims is obedience to Allah's will. Allah is the name Muslims use for the supreme and unique God, who created and rules everything.

        Providing historical, social, and religious context for this behavior, the essays in Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey examine issues relevant to Turkish debates and global concerns, from the state's position on religion to its involvement with the European Union.   As the first full history of Ennahda, this book is a major contribution to the literature on Tunisia, Islamist movements, and political Islam in the Arab world. It will be indispensable reading for anyone seeking to understand the forces driving a key player in the country most hopeful of pursuing a democratic trajectory in the wake of the Arab.

      The Quran is the sacred scripture of Islam and is believed to be the unaltered word of God. The Sunna, in its written form hadith, while not scripture, is part of the Islamic canon. Islam definition is - the religious faith of Muslims including belief in Allah as the sole deity and in Muhammad as his prophet.


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