By Ziauddin Sardar
A interesting and concise primer on one of many world's so much frequent religions.
Islam is likely one of the nice monotheistic religions of the realm. Its teachings emphasize solidarity, humility, forgiveness, and love of God. The Qur'an sings the virtues of information and rationality. The lifetime of Muhammad demonstrates the significance of tolerance, social justice and brotherhood. So why is Islam so usually linked to hatred, violence, obstinacy, and bigotry?
What Do Muslims Believe? provides readers with an obtainable and incisive clarification of the roots and ideology of Islam, released at a time whilst greater than ever we'd like an aim view of this frequently misinterpreted religion.
Parsing truth from misstatement in dependent prose, Ziauddin Sardar supplies a clear-eyed view of what makes a Muslim; the place Muslims come from and who they're this day; what, precisely, they think and the way they mirror these ideals; the place Islam is headed; and the way you could follow Islam on your lifestyles. With an invaluable chronology of Islamic historical past from A.D. 632 to the current, a thesaurus of phrases, choices from either the Qur'an and the Hadith, in addition to an inventory of extra studying, What Do Muslims Believe? is a perfect primer for someone who desires to comprehend what it relatively potential to stick to Islam.