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The Resource An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic book)

An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic book)

Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Title
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Statement of responsibility
Reuven Firestone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1952-
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Firestone, Reuven
Dewey number
297.02/4296
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP161.3
LC item number
.F57 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Judaism
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10388525
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780827608641
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10388525
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780827608641
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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