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Title: An Introduction to Islam
Author: Waines, David
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2003
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521539067
Edition: 2nd Volumes: 1; Pages: 380
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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. ContentsIntroductionPart I. Foundations: 1. 'There is no god but Allah .'2. Tradition in the makingPart II. Islamic Teaching and Practice: 3. Divine will and the law4. Theology: faith, justice, and last things5. The way of the Sufi6. The way of the ImamsPart III. Islam in the Modern World: 7. The heartlands and beyond8. Issues in contemporary IslamExcursus on Islamic originsGlossaryNotesFurther readingIndex.