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Islam: The Straight Path Updated with New Epilogue, 3rd edition (edition 2004)

by John L. Esposito

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Now in a new edition, this exceptionally successful survey text introduces the faith, belief, and practice of Islam from its earliest origins up to its contemporary resurgence. John L. Esposito, an internationally renowned expert on Islam, traces the development of this dynamic faith and itsimpact on world history and politics. Lucidly written and expansive in scope, Islam: The Straight Path, Fourth Edition, provides keen insight into one of the world's least understood religions. It is ideally suited for use in courses on Islam, comparative religions, and Middle Eastern history andculture.… (more)
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Title:Islam: The Straight Path Updated with New Epilogue, 3rd edition
Authors:John L. Esposito
Info:Oxford University Press, USA (2004), Edition: 3 Rev Upd, Paperback, 336 pages
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Strong textbook on the foundations of Islam that covers most if not all areas of interest. The only pitfall of the book is that it spends almost copious time righting the misinterpretations of the religion. ( )
  MarchingBandMan | Apr 12, 2017 |
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