The world's leading Islamicist offers a concise introduction to this rich and diverse tradition of 1.2 billion adherents.
In this informative and clear introduction to the world of Islam, Seyyed Hossein Nasr explores the following topics in depth:
•What Is Islam?
•The Doctrines and Beliefs of Islam
•Islamic Practices and Institutions
•The History of Islam
•Schools of Islamic Thought
•Islam in the Contemporary World
•Islam and Other Religions
•The Spiritual and Religious Significance of Islam
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Review: Islam: Religion, History, and CivilizationUser Review - Richard - Goodreads
Overall an easy and breezy read that rarely expounds on any topic whether historical, philosophical, or theological. With that, it does cover a panoply of topics and is probably good for finding ... Read full review
Review: Islam: Religion, History, and CivilizationUser Review - Hesham - Goodreads
Syyed.H.nasr seems to correlate the spread of islam especially eastward with sufism's thoughts ,to which he tried more or less to attribute this virtue to them discretely. eventhough their ... Read full review