A Glossary of Islam by Dominique SourdelA Glossary of Islam by Dominique Sourdel

A Glossary of Islam

byDominique Sourdel, Janine Sourdel-ThomineTranslated byCaroline Higgitt

Paperback | March 22, 2007

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This concise, accessible glossary of key Islamic terms is written by two of France's most eminent scholars of Islam. It offers brief explanations of the core background elements required by those beginning the study of Islam and covers the following:* Famous historical figures* Theologicalschools* Juridicial schools* Qur'anic symbols and themes* Religious rites and institutionsFocusing primarily on classical Islam, the historical references are mainly to the Sunni, Arab and Ottoman realms. This short book is an ideal text for those new to the subject of Islamic Studies and Islamicand Middle Eastern History.
Dominique Sourdel is Professor Emeritus at the Universite de Paris-Sorbonne. Janine Sourdel-Thomine is Professor Emeritus at the Universite de Paris-Sorbonne.
Title:A Glossary of IslamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 5.12 × 7.8 × 0.51 inPublished:March 22, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748621385

ISBN - 13:9780748621385