Author: Javed Mohammed
Publisher: Pyramid Connections (2003)
Pages: 165 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
In a post September 11 world, the need to understand the billion plus Muslims around the world, and the 6 million plus Muslims in the United States, is critical. What are their beliefs? Who are they? Why so many conflicts? Where do the fundamentalists, jihad, and women fit into the big picture? This book answers these questions. Islam 101 is an easy and inspiring introduction to Islam.
Islam 101 contains a blend of interesting facts, narrative, illustrations, inspirational poems, and quotes and speeches from Carly Fiorina, CEO at HP, President George Bush and Prince Charles, among others, that engage the reader in an exploration of the Islamic faith and worldview.
This book also contains a sampling (of the translations) of the heart-filled passages from the Holy Quran and narrations of the Prophet Muhammad; the poetry of Rumi and the humor of Nasserudin Mullah; The common thread of the various content are the inspiring narratives which are used throughout the book. Islam 101 is filled with useful facts and information for people who may come into contact with Muslims or are curious to learn about Islam.
The author -- Javed Mohammed is a Marketing executive in Silicon Valley and the author of "Gems of Wisdom Heart of Gold." He is a former host and producer of a cable-TV news program as well as an accomplished speaker at various conferences and schools.