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Islam

Ruthven, malise

9780199642878 - Islam
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Artikelomschrijving

Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Malise Ruthvens Very Short Introduction contains essential insights into issues such as why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shiites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Sharia (Islamic law) in Islamic life. It also offers fresh perspectives on contemporary questions: Why is the greatest Jihad (holy war) now against the enemies of Islam, rather than the struggle against evil? Can women find fulfilment in Islamic societies? How must Islam adapt as it confronts the modern world? In this new edition, Ruthven brings the text up-to-date by reflecting upon some of the most significant changes in the Muslim world in recent years; from the emergence of al-Qaeda and the attacks on New York and Washington on 9/11 and the ensuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, to the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.

Specificaties

Auteur Ruthven, malise
ISBN/EAN 9780199642878
Druk 1
€ 11,91
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 15-09

Artikelomschrijving

Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Malise Ruthvens Very Short Introduction contains essential insights into issues such as why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shiites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Sharia (Islamic law) in Islamic life. It also offers fresh perspectives on contemporary questions: Why is the greatest Jihad (holy war) now against the enemies of Islam, rather than the struggle against evil? Can women find fulfilment in Islamic societies? How must Islam adapt as it confronts the modern world? In this new edition, Ruthven brings the text up-to-date by reflecting upon some of the most significant changes in the Muslim world in recent years; from the emergence of al-Qaeda and the attacks on New York and Washington on 9/11 and the ensuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, to the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.

Specificaties

Auteur Ruthven, malise
ISBN/EAN 9780199642878
Druk 1