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Islam / by Matthew S. Gordon.

Gordon, Matthew. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0816066124
  • ISBN: 9780816066124
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts On File, ©2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: the modern Islamic world -- Muhammad and the founding of Islam -- The spread of Islam -- Koran, hadith, and the law -- The variety of religious life in Islam -- Muslim ritual life -- The patterns of Islamic life -- Islam and the modern world.
Summary, etc.: Examines the history, tenets, and practices of Islam from its origins to the present day, and discusses the modern relationship between religion and politics.
Subject: Islam > Juvenile literature.
Islam.

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