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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islam By Charles Phillips

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islam
by Charles Phillips

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This book comprehensively explores the life and work of Muhammad, the history of Islam, Islamic beliefs and doctrine, and religious practices and worship. Beautifully illustrated with more than 500 full-colour paintings, artworks, maps and photographs.
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islam by Charles Phillips

This is a comprehensive and magnificently illustrated encyclopedia of the Islamic faith, its history, philosophy and religious practice. It offers an insightful overview of Islamic beliefs, teachings, texts and traditions, and an exploration of the Qur'an as the revealed word of God and as a sacred text. It discusses Islamic worship, religious practices and Muslim life, and discusses the significance of holy sites, prayer, fasting and pilgrimage. It is an unparalleled reference book for the general reader, superbly illustrated with over 500 colour paintings, photographs, artworks and maps. In the contemporary world the Islamic community is represented by around 1.4 billion people or twenty five percent of the global population. To understand the religion of Islam it is essential to comprehend the prophet Muhammad, his message, his life and the early medieval Arabian society into which he was born. This book comprehensively explores the life and work of Muhammad, the history of Islam, Islamic beliefs and doctrine, and religious practices and worship. Illustrated with more than 500 full-colour paintings, artworks, maps and photographs, and including a helpful glossary at the end, this book offers an introduction to and overview of a complex and often misunderstood religion. It is perfect for general readers new to Islam, and a handy resource for students and scholars alike.

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About Charles Phillips


Dr Mohammad Seddon is currently lecturer in Muslim Studies at the University of Chester. He has published a number of related works including, British Muslims: Loyalty and Belonging (2003) and, British Muslims Between Assimilation and Segregation: Historical, Legal & Social Realities (2004). Raana Bokhari has lectured on Islam and Muslim women in particular, and worked as a Research Associate in education and social exclusion. She is the author of several articles on Gujarati Muslim women in Leicester, England.

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GOR007085922
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islam by Charles Phillips
Charles Phillips
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Anness Publishing
2009-11-01
256
0754819558
9780754819554
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.