Notes On Muhammadanism; Being Outlines Of The Religious System Of Islam by Thomas Patrick Hughes

Notes On Muhammadanism; Being Outlines Of The Religious System Of Islam

byThomas Patrick Hughes

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Opinions of the Press on the First Edition. "Altogether an admirable little book. It combines two excellent qualities, abundance of facts and lack of theories. ... On every one of the numerous heads (over fifty) into which the book is divided, Mr. Hughes furnishes a large amount of very valuable information, which. it would be exceedingly difficult to collect from even a large library of works on the subject. The book might well be called a 'Dictionary of Muhammadan Theology,' for we know of no English work which combines a methodical arrangement (and consequently facility of reference), with fulness of information in so high a degree as the little volume before us."--The Academy. (Review by Mr. Stanley Lane Poole.) "It contains multum in parvo, and is about the best outlines of the tenets of the Muslim faith which we have seen. It has, moreover, the rare merit of being accurate; and, although it contains a few passages which we would gladly see expunged, it cannot fail to be useful to all Government employes, who have to deal with Muhammadans; whilst to Missionaries, it will be invaluable."--The Times of India. (Review by Colonel W. Nassau Lees, LL.D.) "This small book is the most luminous, most convenient, and, we think, the most accurate, outline of the tenets and practices of Islamism that we have met with. It seems exactly the sort of comprehensive and trustworthy book, in small compass, on this subject, that we and many more have often looked for in vain. . . . The author has evidently studied his subject in a faithful, laborious, and scholarly manner; and has not only studied, but mastered it. The work is of great value for general students, and for men whose work lies among the Musulman population, such as civil servants, and missionaries, it se...

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Title:Notes On Muhammadanism; Being Outlines Of The Religious System Of IslamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217265928

ISBN - 13:9780217265928

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