ISLAM IN A NUTSHELL
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6th century, a prophet, Muhammad, was born in the
Arabian city of Mecca. Today, more than a billion
people from the Ivory Coast to Indonesia continue to
read and practice the lessons revealed to Muhammad by
Allah (God) fourteen hundred years ago, yet the religion
is still misunderstood by many people in the West.
in a Nutshell,
offers readers a 60-page overview of the fundamentals of
the religion in simple, short chapters beginning with
the life of Muhammad and continuing with the contemporary
politics of the veil.
Also included: the “true”
definition of the word jihad; descriptions of
Heaven and Hell as laid out in Islam’s holy books; women
and Islam; the causes of the Shi’a/Sunni split; the
spread of Islam from the 7th century until
the Safavids declared Persia (Iran) a Shi’ite state in
the 16th century and Islamic militancy.
Sects and Offshoots
Including sections on: Wahhabis, Bahai, Nation of
Roots of Militancy
Including sections on: Muslim Brotherhood, Osama Bin
Laden, Taliban, Hamas
Islam and Terrorism