Synopses & Reviews
Taken from interviews with Muslims of all persuasions and from across the globe, this is a perfect introduction to one of the worlds largest and most controversial faiths. Honest and thought-provoking, What Muslims Believe examines Islamic opinions on a vast range of issues, from The Satanic Verses and homosexuality, to the nature of Islamic law and the role of women in society. A living testimony to the rich diversity of Islam, Muslims and non-Muslims alike will find this book both informative and insightful. John Bowker is a highly respected lecturer and writer on religious affairs. He is a fellow at Gresham College in London and Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State University. Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, he is the author of numerous books on Islam.