Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions

Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions

An Introduction to the Religious Practices, Celebrations, Festivals, Observances, Beliefs, Folklore, Customs, and Calendar System of the World's Muslim Communities, Including An Overview of Islamic History and Geography

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Provides a basic overview of Islamic beliefs, traditions, and practices, including history, prayers, the body, food, and holidays.

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Gulevich, whose background is not explained, offers non-Muslim, especially American, middle and high-school students and general readers an introduction to the basics of Islamic beliefs and practices around the world. Among her topics are the teachings, the history, Muslims today, prayers, the Qur'an, clothing and adornment, the body, food, life cycle and conversion, symbols, animals, the calendar, and holidays and other days of observance. The glossary does not indicate pronunciation. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, [2004]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780780807044
Branch Call Number: 297 GULEV
Characteristics: 496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm


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