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The Resource An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone

An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone

Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Title
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Statement of responsibility
Reuven Firestone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
297.02/4296
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP161.3
LC item number
.F57 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A survey of Islamic history -- Why an introduction to Islam specifically for Jews? -- Arabs and Israelites -- Pre-Islamic origins -- The emergence of Islam -- Muhammad and the Jews of Medina -- The death of the prophet and the expansion of the community -- The conquests -- The caliphal dynasties -- The decline of the Muslim world -- God, the Qur'an, and Islamic law -- God -- The five doctrines or "pillars of faith" -- The evolution of a formal theology -- The Qur'an -- The interpretive tradition -- The prophetic record -- Islamic law -- The workings of shari'a -- The umma: Islam in practice -- The umma and the caliphate -- The five pillars of Islam -- A sixth pillar? Jihad -- The range of practice among Muslims -- Sufism -- The shi'a -- Mosque and clergy -- The calendar -- The Muslim life-cycle -- Personal observance
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 298 p.
Isbn
9780827608641
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007047352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182537147
  • (OCoLC)ocn378741831
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A survey of Islamic history -- Why an introduction to Islam specifically for Jews? -- Arabs and Israelites -- Pre-Islamic origins -- The emergence of Islam -- Muhammad and the Jews of Medina -- The death of the prophet and the expansion of the community -- The conquests -- The caliphal dynasties -- The decline of the Muslim world -- God, the Qur'an, and Islamic law -- God -- The five doctrines or "pillars of faith" -- The evolution of a formal theology -- The Qur'an -- The interpretive tradition -- The prophetic record -- Islamic law -- The workings of shari'a -- The umma: Islam in practice -- The umma and the caliphate -- The five pillars of Islam -- A sixth pillar? Jihad -- The range of practice among Muslims -- Sufism -- The shi'a -- Mosque and clergy -- The calendar -- The Muslim life-cycle -- Personal observance
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 298 p.
Isbn
9780827608641
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007047352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182537147
  • (OCoLC)ocn378741831

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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