- Author:Jerald Dirks
- Publisher:Amana Pubns (December 1, 2003)
- Pages:394 pages
- Subcategory:Religious Studies
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In Understanding Islam, Dr. Dirks offers a timely and factually correct alternative to understanding Islam. It is written for the Western, and primarily Christian reader. The primary focus of the book is on what is termed Sunni Islam, .
In Understanding Islam, Dr. the Islam practiced by approximately 85-90% of the self-professed Muslims in the world. The book is unique in several respects. It treats Islam from its own point of view. It is written by a natural-born American for the Western reader, and thus may avoid some of the cultural overlay that accompanies some books on Islam written by other Muslim authors.
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He is the author of four books that explore the commonalities and differences among the three Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity, and Judaism): The Cross and the Crescent, now in its second printing; Abraham, The Friend of God; Understanding Islam-A Guide for the Judaeo-Christian Reader; and The Abrahamic Faiths-Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. His fifth book, Muslims in American History-A Forgotten Legacy was published in 2006 and celebrates the centuries-old history of Muslims in America.
I've read that reading the Quran is not the best way to study Islam academically. Can you recommend a book about Islam for an outsider? Update Cancel. 1- Misgod'ed : A Roadmap of Guidance and Misguidance in the Abrahamic Religions by Dr Laurence B. Brown. this book articulates many of the questions readers have about religion, and poses others of its own. It provides a comprehensive, historically based analysis of documents, traditions and institutions.
Understanding Islam: A Guide for the Judaeo-Christian Reader. Jerald F. Dirks Beltsville, MD: amana publishers, 2003. Dirks is an American Christian convert to Islam who has written on such diverse topics as clinical psychology, Arabian horses, and, recently, inter-religious issues: The Cross and the Crescent: An Interfaith Dialogue between Christianity and Islam (amana publications: 2001) and Abraham: The Friend of God (amana publications: 2002).