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The New Encyclopedia of Islam

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Rowman & Littlefield , Lanham, MD
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Paginationviii, 736 p.
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ISBN 101442223480
ISBN 139781442223486

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. It has the further unique advantage of being written by a Western scholar of the Islamic faith, and has thus been already widely praised for straddling 4/5(8).

The acclaimed New Encyclopedia of Islam comprehensively encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world in a single, accessible volume. 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, Cited by: 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).

The acclaimed New Encyclopedia of Islam comprehensively encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world in a single, accessible volume.

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.

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.

Many quotations, and hitherto untranslated prayers, support the religious and philosphical entries. The acclaimed New Encyclopedia of Islam comprehensively encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world in a single, scholarly volume. Now consisting of over entries, it has been fully revised and contains a wide range of new entries covering the contemporary Islamic scene.

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Heinrichs The Encyclopaedia of Islam (Second Edition) Online sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers.

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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. Many quotations, and hitherto untranslated prayers, support the religious and philosphical entriesPages:   The New Encyclopedia of Islam by Cyril Glasse,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9).

Encyclopedia of Islam by: Juan E. Campo (J. Gordon Melton, Series Editor) Book Preface The Encyclopedia of World Religions series has been designed to provide comprehensive coverage of six major global religious traditions—Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Protestant Christianity.

The volumes have been. 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.

The New Encyclopedia of Islam is a revised edition of the Concise Encyclopedia of Islam by Cyril Glassé, published in (2nd ed.revised ed. ) with Stacey International and AltaMira Press. It is not to be confused with the Encyclopaedia of Islam.

References. Islam, major world religion that emphasizes monotheism, the unity of God (‘Allah’ in Arabic), and Muhammad as his final messenger in a series of revelations.

As the literal word of God, the Qur’an makes known the will of God, to which humans must surrender (lending the name Islam, meaning ‘surrender’).

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. 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.

WBO Student Loading. 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. Encyclopedia of Islam. This title offers an inside look at the history, terms, and key players of this world religion.

In more than A-to-Z entries, “”Encyclopedia of Islam”” provides easy access to the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this religion and the way it is practiced today. He read extensively and learned about a new religion, the Nation of Islam, thanks to letters and visits from two of his brothers, who were members of the black Muslim group.

Originally called the Lost-Found Nation of Islam, the sect was led by Elijah Muhammad (–) and had been founded in Detroit, Michigan, where Malcolm's older brother.

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.

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