Discovering Islam: Making Sense of Muslim History and Society by Akbar S Ahmed Pdf Free Download
Discovering Islam: Making Sense of Muslim History and Society Revised Edition authored by Professor Akbar Ahmed. Discovering Islam is a classic account of how the history of Islam and its relations with the West have shaped Islamic society today. Islam is often caricatured as aggressive and fanatical. This readable and wide ranging account balances that image, uncovers the roots of Islamic discontent and celebrates the sources of its strength. From the four ideal Caliphs’ who succeeded the Prophet of the refugee camps of Peshawar, an objective picture emerges of the main features of Muslim history and the compulsions of Muslim society.
Professor Akbar Ahmed’s book Discovering Islam is essential reading for thinking people who wish to understand this great world religion. This is an incisive, intelligent book. It is refreshing, if not unique, to find a thoughtful adherent taking seriously the hard questions posed by those outside Islam, dealing with them honestly and in the process making the spiritual truths of Islam so accessible. There has never been a greater need for understanding Islam, and no better source than Discovering Islam. Ahmed is truly the ambassador of Islam.
There is no one better qualified by scholarship or academic experience than Akbar Ahmed to explain to the western world the teachings of Islam. Akbar Ahmed is currently Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and Professor of International Relations, American University, Washington D.C. He is the author of many books on Islam and a frequent media commentator on Islamic affairs, Islamic studies / Anthropology/ sociology.
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