Islam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam, from the birth of Muhammad in seventh-century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslim's throughout today's world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Muslim beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this rapidly growing religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world.
Islam in Russia under the Federal Law on Freedom of Conscience and on Religious Associations: Official Tolerance in an Intolerant Society Preston, R. Christopher.
Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2001, No. 2, 2001
Islam on the Defensive: Scholars Contend Criticism of Islam's Links to Terrorism Oversimplify Complex Tradition. (Special Report) Patterson, Margot.
National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 38, No. 7, December 14, 2001