Islam by George W. Braswell Jr.

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This book is essential reading for anyone who desires a complete, balanced view of Islam beyond what appears on the nightly news, Written from a western Christian viewpoint, but with a detailed first-hand knowledge of Muslim life, Islam: Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics, and Power digs deep beneath the surface to reveal Islam as a rich, proud and powerful force in world affairs. Though Dr. Braswell's book is thorough and scholarly, his personal experiences and insights make it a practical travel guide as well. And despite the enormous scope of Islam, the book's clear organization and careful research have produced a valuable reference for ministers, missionaries, diplomats, businessmen, students and travelers.
-- Historical overview of Islam
-- Details of prayer rituals, social customs and traditions
-- Special focus on Islam in North America
-- Reference section including maps, diagrams and glossary
 

About George W. Braswell Jr.

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George W. Braswell, Jr. is a professor of missions and world religions and serves as director of the D.Min. program at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. A resident of Wake Forest, North Carolina, he is the author of several books including Understanding World Religions and Islam: Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics, and Power.
 
Published July 10, 1996 by B&H Academic. 356 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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In his epilogue, Murphy further fails to explore the quandary of where the U.S. campaign should go next, yet repeatedly cheers it on—making his book feel like a patriotic high school history textbook.

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While many books have been written about the Nation of Islam, far fewer have offered personal accounts of life within the movement.

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International Socialist Review

Islam, political Islam, and secularism An argument that has become almost commonsensical today is that the parties of political Islam are a natural outgrowth of Muslim societies.

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