Islam : History, Religion, and Politics, Paperback / softback Book

Islam : History, Religion, and Politics Paperback / softback

Part of the Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion series

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Now available in a fully-revised and updated third edition, Islam: History, Religion and Politics, provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the core teachings, historical development, and contemporary public struggles of Islam. * Features a new chapter on the Arab Spring and the ongoing struggles for representative governance throughout the Muslim world * Includes up-to-date analysis of the civil wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, including the rise of terrorist groups like Boko Haram and ISIS * Spans Islamic history from the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam s phenomenal geographical expansion and cultural development, to the creation of modern states and its role in today s global society * Written by a leading scholar of Islamic studies

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9781118972304

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