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Comparing Muslim Societies

Juan R. I. Cole

Comparing Muslim Societies

Knowledge and the State in a World Civilization (The Comparative Studies in Society and History Book Series)

by Juan R. I. Cole

  • 317 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • Religious groups,
  • Islamic countries,
  • Muslims,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Islam - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Civilization,
  • Islam

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633361M
    ISBN 100472094491
    ISBN 109780472094493

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    Key concepts: Medieval Muslim Societies Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Christianity: The Bible was canonized in AD , some years before Islam was founded. No Muslims existed or could have existed at that time. Islam: All biblical prophets were Muslims, including Abraham, Noah, Moses and Jesus. Adam was a Muslim. Christianity: God is personal. Islam: Allah is unknowable.


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