Islam: The Religious and Political Life of a World Community


Written in straight-forward language by leading Islamic scholars, 14 essays cover the basics of Islamic faith and practice, the foundations of state and society, the early Muslim empires, Islamic universalism in the later Middle Ages, and the later Muslim empires.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Peter J. Awn
  • Fazlur Rahman
  • Roy P. Mottahedeh
  • Francis E. Peters
  • Ross E. Dunn
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1984