Category Histories
Author Karen Armstrong
Publisher Phoenix Press
Copyright 2001


A good historical precise of Islam from the time of The Prophet(570 CE) through the modern Islam. Tends to explain the contributions of Islam, rather than emphasise the beliefs. Armstrong, a well respected teacher at Leo Baeck College, he work has been acknowledged and praised by both Islamic, Christian, and Judaic circles. A direct, clear style and a good way to catch up on the evolvement of the religion and its 20th century impact.

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