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New Encyclopedia of Islam

A Revised Edition of the Concise Encyclopedia of Islam

by Glasse Cyril

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by AltaMira Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Reference works,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Islam - General,
  • Religion / Islam,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Islam

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8007163M
    ISBN 100759101906
    ISBN 109780759101906

    The New Encyclopedia of Islam (Book): Glassé, Cyril: The acclaimed New Encyclopedia of Islam has been completely revised, updated, and re-designed in a fresh larger format, with more than 1, entries. A single-volume work that encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world. The New Encyclopedia of Islam is the only single-volume work in print which so comprehensively encompasses the beliefs, practices, history and culture of the Islamic world, in over entries. This grand, beautifully illustrated book is a feast of fact and insight about this ancient religion of million believers. An enormous amount of.

    Encyclopaedia of Islam Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition () Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition. Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Glossary and Index of Terms. Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE. Encyclopédie de l’Islam. Historical Atlas of Islam. Login. Forgot your password? Have institutional access? Connect through your.   Virtually all books about Islam, from those taught in kindergarten to the ones lectured at Azhar University, are interpretations of Sahih Al-Bukhari. Now, with this encyclopedia in hand, we have the opportunity not to rely solely on the works of shady characters, revisionists, or Author: Arabic Virtual Translation Center.

    Book Descriptions: The New Encyclopedia of Islam, Fourth Edition is a fully comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary of Islam from A to Z. with over entries in one volume. Additional entry topics anticipate the reader's search to direct the reader to the right place. The level of depth and length of each entry corresponds to the needs of an interested, educated, intelligent non-specialist. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Edited by John L. Esposito. Publishing in print in February , this encyclopedia presents students, researchers, political analysts, journalists, and common readers with accurate, comprehensive, and balanced scholarship on all aspects of the world's fastest-growing religion and the areas it affects: society, politics, economics, everyday life.


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Born inCyril Glasse, author of The New Encyclopedia of Islam, is an American citizen of mainly Russian is currently an international lecturer on comparative religion, and is preparing a timeline of Islamic history (alongside other works)/5(2).

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Many quotations, and hitherto untranslated prayers, support the religious and philosphical entriesPages: Islam. FOUNDED: c.e. RELIGION AS A PERCENTAGE OF WORLD POPULATION: 20 percent OVERVIEW.

The religion of Islam was revealed to Muhammad New Encyclopedia of Islam book Abdullah, who became known as the Prophet Muhammad, in central Arabia between and c.e. Muhammad did not think that he was founding a new religion with a new scripture but, rather, bringing belief in the one God, a belief already.

THe New Encyclopedia of Islam is written by a scholar for the general reader and researcher, without assuming any prior knowledge of the subject. Detailed cross-references lead the reader into deeper knowledge of Islam, whatever his strarting point.

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Now extensively revised and updated with over new entries, The New Encyclopedia of Islam describes all aspects of the religion, from its rituals, sects, and prayers to its political movements, social institutions, and /5(9).

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An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia (British English) is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of knowledge either from all branches or from a particular field or discipline.

Encyclopedias are divided into articles or entries that are often arranged alphabetically by article name and sometimes by thematic categories. Encyclopedia entries are longer and more detailed than those in.

Expansion, The expansion of Islam historically embraces two phenomena. The first is the expansion of Islamic states—that is, states whose ruling elite consisted Pan-islamism, Pan-Islam Pan-Islam is the ideology that calls for the unity and cooperation of Muslims worldwide on the basis of their shared Islamic identity.

Apar Islam, Islam The religion that God set forth for Abraham, Moses. Galsse, Cyril. The New Encyclopedia of Islam. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Hardcover, $ This page encyclopedia has detailed entries that explain the significance of religious terms from the exoteric (finding meaning in religious forms such as literal interpretation) and esoteric (trying to understand the underlying meaning of the form, which cannot be mistaken with the.

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As the literal word of God, the Qur’an makes known the will of God, to which humans must surrender (lending. The New Encyclopedia of Islam (Book): Glassé, Cyril: The essential one-volume work of reference on Islam, fully revised with added articles, including maps of the Islamic world today and through history, a chronology, and genealogical tables of key dynasties of the faith.

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