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Author: Jan Thompson
ISBN13: 978-1552856543
Title: Islam (World Religions Series)
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Language: English
Category: Religions
Publisher: Walrus Books; 1 edition (March 5, 2005)
Pages: 58

Islam (World Religions Series) by Jan Thompson



The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity. Gr. 5-8. The sturdy paperbacks in the World Religions series present many excellent photographs along with discussions in question-and-answer format that convey each religion's origins, beliefs, and practices. The chapters that follow explain the history and traditions of Islam as well as the practices and values of Muslims today, including issues such as adultery, women's rights, contraception, and militants.

The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, supported by a wealth o. Six studies of six faiths. The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today

Personal Name: Thompson, Jan, 1949-. Publication, Distribution, et. North Vancouver, . Walrus Books, (c)2004. Physical Description: 57 p. : col. il. maps, ports. 24 cm. Series Statement: World religions. General Note: Includes index. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references: p. 54. Uniform Title: World religions (North Vancouver, .

Series: World Faiths. Introduces a 15-year-old Muslim boy who lives in England, then discusses the origins of Islam, its beliefs and practices, responses to contemporary issues and challenges, and the distribution of Islam throughout the world. see all 2 descriptions.

Over the centuries of Islamic history, Muslim rulers, Islamic scholars, and ordinary Muslims have held many different attitudes towards other religions. Attitudes have varied according to time, place and circumstance. The Qur'an distinguishes between the monotheistic People of the Book (ahl al-kitab), . Jews, Christians, Sabians and others on the one hand and polytheists or idolaters on the other hand.

North Vancouver, BC: Walrus Books/Whitecap Books, 2004. ISBN 978-1-55285-654-2. Subject Heading: Islam-Juvenile literature. Grades 8-9, Ages 13-14. North Vancouver, BC: Walrus Books/Whitecap Books, 2004. The six major faiths are featured in the World Religions series. Main topics covered include the origins, beliefs, traditions, forms of worship, the various sects or groups within the faith, holidays and celebrations of faith, and the challenges facing the religion today as modern life occasionally clashes with traditional values.

Book Description: The volumes in the new series Religions of the World surveys religions that have had a major impact on the history of the world and that continue to play a role in relationships between nations and ethnic groups. All aspects-including roots and founding, primary beliefs and cultural activities, the way the faiths are viewed by the rest of the world, and the experience of growing up as a member of the religion-are be examined. Based in the same scriptures as both Judaism and Christianity, Islam has many similarities with the major Western religions.

World Religions presents a sweeping survey of the origins, developments, beliefs, and distribution of the world’s religions. Its coverage is truly global, ranging from faiths like Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism to cover issues such as secularism and less well-known belief systems, like Pacific Cargo Cults. It also includes a section on religion in the ancient world.

World Religions is an educational television show which was produced and broadcast by TVOntario (known at the time as the Ontario Educational Communications Authority) in 1973. The show was based on the theological book, The World's Religions, written by Huston Smith. The three episode names known are: "Judaism". Who Do Men Say That I Am?". Islam: Terrorists or Visionaries". All episodes were 30 minutes in length.

With a growing awareness of the presence of Islamic societies around the world and the varying Islamic religious bodies that play such a key role, Islam has emerged in the forefront of today's religious discussions.

Six studies of six faiths.

The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, supported by a wealth of resource material, invite the reader to discuss the issues that are currently shaping our world.

Young readers will learn about their own faiths and will receive answers to important questions such as:

What is Jewish Law? What is enlightenment? Do Sikhs believe in an afterlife? Should we question the truth of religious books such as the Bible? What does the Hindu way of life aim for?

These questions and many more are explored in detail, providing readers with a glossary and resource guide for further reading.

Written by educators, these books are well researched, carefully written, and are credible resources for young students. Parents will appreciate the open and sensitive treatment of each religion. The World Religions series is an important contribution to helping increase cultural awareness and promote tolerance