Author: Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
Publisher: Teach Yourself (May 2003)
Pages: 263 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
A comprehensive guide to the world's second largest faith, written by a practicing Muslim, writer, and teacher with 30 years' experience. The book covers the life of the Prophet Mohammed; the Qur'an and its revealed teachings; worship in Islam; the Islamic way of life; the history of Islam; views and status of Muslim sects worldwide; Shi'ite Islam, Sufism, and Islamic mysticism, and more.
The ideal book for all students of philosophy or comparative religion--or anyone interested in becoming a more knowledgeable "global" citizen. A fun, fascinating and informative text that will immerse you in the world of Islam.