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Islam

Faith and History

Published by Oneworld Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Combining the scholarly with the personal, this innovative introduction by an internationally renowned Islamicist gives the reader an insight into the history, traditions and beliefs of Islam. Taking his own spiritual journey as a starting point, Professor Ayoub explores all aspects of Islam; from the Qur'an and Islamic law to the epic poetry of the Sufis; from the spread of Islam worldwide to reform movements in the US and Europe.

About The Author

Mahmoud Ayoub is Professor of Islamic Studies for the Department of Religion at Temple University and Research Fellow at the Middle East Center of the University of Pennsylvania. He has lectured at universities around the world, is Editorial Consultant of The Muslim World Journal, and the author of several books and numerous articles.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (January 1, 2005)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781851683505

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Raves and Reviews

"Ayoub's work is remarkable in the sense that he speaks from the very heart of the Islamic tradition. Highly recommended."

– Omid Safi - Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Colgate University, New York State, USA

"As might be expected from this author, the overall structure and presentation of the book is good, and the general style and wide ranging nature of the contents [are] acceptable for an introductory text."

– Yasim Dutton

"As might be expected from this author, the overall structure and presentation of the book is good, and the general style and wide ranging nature of the contents [are] acceptable for an introductory text."

– Yasim Dutton

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