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Islamic Law: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mashood A. Baderin

9780199665594
Paperback
February 2021

Very Short Introductions

Islamic law is one of the major legal systems in the world today, yet it is often misunderstood, particularly in the West. This book provides a critical overview of the theory, scope, and practice of Islamic law, taking into account both classical and modern scholarly perspectives in examining the various facets of this key legal system.

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Miracles: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Yujin Nagasawa

9780198747215
Paperback
November 2017

Very Short Introductions

From a chicken nugget shaped like Jesus, to Mohammad splitting the moon in two, to a Japanese doll whose hair grows, Yujin Nagasawa considers reported miracles in ancient scriptures and modern day life, and uses cutting-edge scientific research on belief formation to address some of our most fundamental questions concerning miracles.

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Islam: The Straight Path

Updated Fifth Edition

£37.99

John L. Esposito

9780190632151
Paperback
April 2016

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Islam: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Malise Ruthven

9780199642878
Paperback
January 2012

Very Short Introductions

Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant forms, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand its nature. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction, offers essential insights into the big issues, provides fresh perspectives on contemporary questions, and guides us through the complex debates.

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Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jonathan A.C. Brown

9780199559282
Paperback
March 2011

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan A. Brown presents both the Muslim version of Muhammad's life, as well as the efforts of Western scholars to uncover the historical Muhammad. He considers the prominent roles that Muhammad's persona has played in the lives of Muslims throughout history, looking at his life and legacy.

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Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Adam J. Silverstein

9780199545728
Paperback
January 2010

Very Short Introductions

How did Islam arise from the obscurity of seventh century Arabia to the headlines of the twenty first century? This Very Short Introduction answers that question; exploring the cultural and religious diversity of Islamic history. Adam Silverstein explains its significance and considers its impact on Islamic society today.

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The Koran

£9.99

Arthur J. Arberry

9780199537327
Paperback
September 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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The Qur'an

£7.99

M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

9780199535958
Paperback
April 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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The Koran: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Cook

9780192853448
Paperback
February 2000

Very Short Introductions

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