Islam an introduction / Annemarie Schimmel

Author(s): Schimmel, Annemarie
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Subjects: Islam--History
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English, German (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992
LC Classification: B, BP
Physical Description: vii, 166 p. ; 23 cm
Alternate Title(s): Islam.
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 92002558 (OCoLC)25201546
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 92002558
ISBN: 0585088594 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0791413276
ISBN: 0791413284
Translation of: Der Islam
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-150) and index
Contents: Arabia before Islam -- Muhammad -- The expansion of Islam -- The Koran and its teachings -- The tradition -- The law -- Theology and philosophy -- The Shia and related sects -- Mystical Islam and Sufi Brotherhoods -- Popular piety and the veneration of saints -- Modern developments inside Islam
OCLC Number: 42856280
ISBN/ISSN: 0585088594
0791413276
0791413284