Cover of: Islam | Bernard Lewis

About the Edition

"For many people, Islam remains a mystery. Here Bernard Lewis and Buntzie Ellis Churchill examine Islam: what its adherents believe and how their religion has shaped them, their rich and diverse cultures, and their politics over more than 14 centuries."--Book jacket.

Table of Contents

The faith and the faithful
The pillars of the faith
Scripture, tradition and law
The mosque
Diversity and tolerance
Sunni, Shiʻa, and others
Some history
Government and opposition
The wider world of Islam
Islam and the economy
Women in Islam
Dress
Language and writing
War and peace
Radical Islam.

Edition Notes

Maps on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
297
Library of Congress
BP161.3 .L482 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 237 p. :
Number of pages
237

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23102661M
Internet Archive
islamreligionpeo00lewi
ISBN 10
0132230852
ISBN 13
9780132230858
LC Control Number
2008023257
Library Thing
6275950
Goodreads
4266215
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February 18, 2009 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from San Francisco Public Library MARC record.