ISBN: 1580627838 The life of Muhammad the Prophet
The Qur’an and the Sunnah
The six articles of faith and other Muslim beliefs
Islam’s relationship to other faiths
The five pillars of practice
Muslim daily life
Women and Islam
Author: Christine Huda Dodge
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation (April 2003)
Pages: 304 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
As you’ve watched world events unfold in the news, you have probably seen and heard a great deal about the Islamic religion—much of which contains conflicting and confusing information. In an effort to explain this often misunderstood religion, The Everything® Understanding Islam Book covers everything from basic beliefs and practices to Islamic influence on Western civilization.
The Everything® Understanding Islam Book provides you with a complete and easy-to-read introduction to Islam, including:
Author Christine Huda Dodge, a Muslim convert since 1989, possesses a unique, foot-in-each-world perspective on Islam. With her complete comprehension of Islam from a scholarly point of view and her understanding of the kind of questions and issues that perplex Westerners, she is the perfect guide. This book—ideal for casual readers, students, and scholars alike—is authoritative, accessible, detailed, and celebratory.
Christine Huda Dodge writes articles about Islam for such publications as the Oregonian newspaper Al-Madrasah Al-Ula (a Muslim educational newsletter), and the Islamic Sisters Internationale newsletter. She moderates the Islam Forum, an online community, and has been involved in the publication of several Islamic books, including The Authentic Step-by-Step Illustrated Janazah Guide (an Islamic funeral guide), The English Concordance of the Qur’an, and Signs of the Hour (Islamic teachings about the Day of Judgment). She has served as the Women’s Committee Chair and the Education Coordinator of her local mosque in Corvallis, Oregon.