The Koran For Dummies
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BeschreibungSee what the Koran says about women, family, and law Grasp the wisdom and power of Islam' s sacred Scripture Want to understand the Koran? This straightforward guide explains what the Koran says, how it says it, and how believers live according to its guidance. From how the Koran was revealed to Mohammad to how the Book relates to today' s world, you' ll see how to put the Islamic faith in perspective. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English ' Get in, get out' information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover: How Islam relates to other faiths What the Koran says about God, prophets, humankind, and the self The Koran' s teachings on morality Common misconceptions about the Koran
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction. Part I: Revealing the Word of God: The Book. Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Koran. Chapter 2: From Revelation to Written Book. Chapter 3: Mapping Out the Structure of the Book. Chapter 4: Discovering the Language of the Koran. Chapter 5: Relating the Koran to Abrahamic Revelations. Part II: Searching for the Soul of the Koran. Chapter 6: Interpreting the Koran. Chapter 7: Understanding Interpretations of the Koran Today. Part III: Seeing the Koranic Worldview. Chapter 8: Meeting God, Prophets, and Mankind. Chapter 9: Divining Nature, the Universe, and the Unseen. Chapter 10: Taking the Koranic View of Other Faith Traditions. Part IV: Living the Koran. Chapter 11: Following in the Footsteps of Muhammad. Chapter 12: Putting Meaning into Ritual. Chapter 13: Understanding the Koranic View of Self. Chapter 14: Achieving Koranic Ethics and Morality. Chapter 15: Raising a Family the Koranic Way. Part V: Relating the Koran to the World. Chapter 16: Connecting the Koran to Society. Chapter 17: Purifying Society through Islamic Law. Chapter 18: Struggling for God: Jihad. Chapter 19: Discussing Women in the Koran. Chapter 20: The Koran and Modernity. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Misconceptions about the Koran. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Dig Deeper into the Koran. Appendix A: Glossary of Koranic Terms. Appendix B: Finding Prophets in the Koran. Index.
PortraitSohaib Sultan is a freelance journalist and student of the Islamic tradition who has studied the Koran and Islam extensively with Islamic scholars in the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Pressestimmen"...provides an introduction to Islam's holy book." (Publishers Weekly, February 9, 2004)
Untertitel: Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 384 Seiten