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Author Ernst, Carl W., 1950-

Title Following Muhammad : rethinking Islam in the contemporary world / Carl W. Ernst
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 244 pages) : illustrations
Series Islamic civilization & Muslim networks
Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.
Contents Islam in the eyes of the West -- Approaching Islam in terms of religion -- The sacred sources of Islam -- Ethics and life in the world -- Spirituality in practice -- Postscript: reimagining Islam in the twenty-first century
Summary Seeking to avoid the traps of sensational political expose and specialized scholarly Orientalism, this is an introduction to the profound spiritual resources of Islam. The author moves away from a Middle Eastern bias, addressing the pluralistic nature of Muslim societies and thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Islam -- Essence, genius, nature.
Islam -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807875805 (electronic bk.)
9780807875803 (electronic bk.)