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Notable Muslims: Profiles of Muslim Builders of the World Civilization and Culture

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From political leaders and human rights activists to rap musicians and NBA basketball stars, this diverse collection of mini-biographies documents the contributions of fifty male and fifty female Muslims to a huge array of disciplines and professions. With eighty-five of the one hundred figures profiled alive today, and many interviewed personally by Natana Delong-Bas, Notable Muslims combines a modern focus with fascinating facts about the lives of prominent Muslims from past and present. As an exploration and celebration of what it means to be a Muslim, it offers a colorful counterpoint to the stereotypes of religious fundamentalism and terrorism. Innovative and easy to read, it is a rich source of inspiration for all those committed to intercultural understanding in the modern world. Natana J. DeLong-Bas is Lecturer in Theology at Boston College and Lecturer in Near East and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University, U.S. She is an Editor and Senior Researcher for The Oxford Dictionary of Islam.

Synopsis:

From political leaders and human rights activists to rap musicians and NBA basketball stars, this diverse collection of mini-biographies documents the contributions of fifty male and fifty female Muslims to a huge array of disciplines and professions. Combining a modern focus with fascinating facts about the lives of prominent Muslims from past and present, it is a rich source of inspiration for all those committed to intercultural understanding in the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851685677
Subtitle:
Muslim Builders of World Civilization and Culture
Author:
Delong Bas, Natana
Author:
DeLong-Bas, Natana
Author:
Profiles of Muslim Builders of the World
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
Islam
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20071211
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.8125 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , From political leaders and human rights activists to rap musicians and NBA basketball stars, this diverse collection of mini-biographies documents the contributions of fifty male and fifty female Muslims to a huge array of disciplines and professions. Combining a modern focus with fascinating facts about the lives of prominent Muslims from past and present, it is a rich source of inspiration for all those committed to intercultural understanding in the modern world.
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