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This revised and updated second edition features a new section tackling the issues arising from Islam's changing role in the volatile world order of the new millennium. Appearing at the end of a book which explores the ideas and traditions of Islam in depth, this new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the role of religion in the current conflicts. First Edition Hb (1995): 0-521-41880-1 First Edition Pb (1995): 0-521-42929-3

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Revised and updated edition of Waines' wide-ranging account of the history and theology of Islam.

Synopsis:

An Introduction to Islam is a wide-ranging account of the history and theology of one of the world's most dynamic religions. For this revised and updated Second Edition, David Waines has added a long section tackling head-on the issues arising from Islam's place in the changing world order at the turn of the new millennium. Coming at the end of a book which has explored the ideas and traditions of Islam in depth, this new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the place of religion in the current conflicts.

Synopsis:

For this revised and updated Second Edition, David Waines has added a long section tackling head-on the issues arising from Islam’s place in the changing world order at the turn of the new millennium. This new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the place of religion in the current conflicts.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive, wide-ranging, and up-to-date treatment of one of the world's most dynamic and vital religions.

About the Author

David Waines is Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Lancaster University.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Foundations: 1. 'There is no god but Allah ...'; 2. Tradition in the making; Part II. Islamic Teaching and Practice: 3. Divine will and the law; 4. Theology: faith, justice, and last things; 5. The way of the Sufi; 6. The way of the Imams; Part III. Islam in the Modern World: 7. The heartlands and beyond; 8. Issues in contemporary Islam; Excursus on Islamic origins; Glossary; Notes; Further reading; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521539067
Author:
Waines, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
Islam and world politics.
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Introduction to Religion
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
22 b/w illus. 1 map
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
8.94x6.40x.80 in. 1.41 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Revised and updated edition of Waines' wide-ranging account of the history and theology of Islam.
"Synopsis" by , An Introduction to Islam is a wide-ranging account of the history and theology of one of the world's most dynamic religions. For this revised and updated Second Edition, David Waines has added a long section tackling head-on the issues arising from Islam's place in the changing world order at the turn of the new millennium. Coming at the end of a book which has explored the ideas and traditions of Islam in depth, this new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the place of religion in the current conflicts.
"Synopsis" by , For this revised and updated Second Edition, David Waines has added a long section tackling head-on the issues arising from Islam’s place in the changing world order at the turn of the new millennium. This new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the place of religion in the current conflicts.
"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive, wide-ranging, and up-to-date treatment of one of the world's most dynamic and vital religions.
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