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Introduction to Islam

The preface to Introduction to Islam by M. Cherif Bassiouni states that this extensive resource aims to give non-Muslims an understanding of Islam, its history, culture, and contribution to civilisation, in a reader-friendly format. 'Introduction to Islam' covers a wide range of interrelated topics: it contains large sections on Islamic history and geographical spread, religion, Sharia (Muslim law), Islamic economic and social systems, and education. Combining clear, comprehensive language with useful maps and beautiful photographs, this website offers a solid and well-structured overview of the main aspects of Islamic heritage.

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Sunday, September 16, 2012
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