An A-Z dictionary edited by John L. Esposito for general readers on the faith, institutions, movements, and concepts of the modern Islamic world. Approximately 2000 entries span the religious, political, and social spheres of modern Islam with background historical entries and particular emphasis on Islam and the West. Designed for general readers with little or no knowledge of this burgeoning and increasingly important world religion.Designed for general readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, this superb Oxford Dictionary provides more than 2, 000 vividly written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format.
|Title||:||The Oxford Dictionary of Islam|
|Author||:||John L. Esposito|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2004|