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The handy Islam answer book, John Renard, Ph.D

Label
The handy Islam answer book
Title
The handy Islam answer book
Statement of responsibility
John Renard, Ph.D
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides detailed descriptions of the history, beliefs, symbols, rituals, observations, customs, leaders, and organization of the world's second largest religion, [explaining] the significance of the Five Pillars, Muhammad, various sects, the Qur'an, Islamic law, and much more"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Renard, John
Dewey number
297
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP161.3
LC item number
.R465 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Islam
Label
The handy Islam answer book, John Renard, Ph.D
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108743007
  • 31223108742991
  • 31223108743023
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An overview of Islam -- Islam's growth into a global community -- Politics and contemporary global affairs -- Sacred sources and their interpretation -- Essential beliefs -- Symbols, rituals, and religious observances -- Themes in Islamic spirituality -- Authority, law, and ethics -- Islam and other faiths -- Culture and religion -- Knowledge, scholarship, and the Islamic humanities -- Aesthetics, literature, the visual and spatial Arts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 435 pages
Isbn
9781578595105
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014033780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 880566392
  • (OCoLC)880566392
Label
The handy Islam answer book, John Renard, Ph.D
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108743007
  • 31223108742991
  • 31223108743023
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An overview of Islam -- Islam's growth into a global community -- Politics and contemporary global affairs -- Sacred sources and their interpretation -- Essential beliefs -- Symbols, rituals, and religious observances -- Themes in Islamic spirituality -- Authority, law, and ethics -- Islam and other faiths -- Culture and religion -- Knowledge, scholarship, and the Islamic humanities -- Aesthetics, literature, the visual and spatial Arts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 435 pages
Isbn
9781578595105
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014033780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 880566392
  • (OCoLC)880566392

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