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A Spectator's Guide to World Religions 3rd Edition

By: John Dickson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Aquila Press: 2014

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781925041514

ISBN: 1925041514

Condition: New


Written in John Dickson's characteristically non-technical and readable style, this book urges the reader to become more than mere spectators when approaching the religions of the world. (Updated Edition) The world is a very religious place. Wherever you look, people are worshipping, praying, believing, following, even dying for their faith. But are all faiths the same? Do they all call on the same God using different names? Are their beliefs and practices simply cultural expressions of the same spiritual longings? Written in John Dickson's characteristically non-technical and readable... View more info

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Islam For Dummies

By: Malcolm Clark

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, For Dummies: 2003

Seller ID: 9780764555039

ISBN: 0764555030

Condition: New


Many non-Muslims have no idea that Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews, and that Islam preaches compassion, charity, humility, and the brotherhood of man. And the similarities don't end there. According to Islamic teaching, Muhammad founded Islam in 610 CE after the angel Gabriel appeared to him at Mecca and told him that God had entered him among the ranks of such great biblical prophets as Abraham, Moses, and Christ. Whether you live or work alongside Muslims and want to relate to them better, or you simply want to gain a better understanding of the world's second largest rel... View more info

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The Koran

By: Translated by Arthur J. Arberry

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 9780199537327

ISBN: 0199537321

Condition: New


The Koran is a book apart, not only as Holy Scripture for Muslims, but as the supreme classic of Arabic literature. In its 114 Suras, or chapters, it comprises the total of revelations believed to have been communicated to the prophet Muhammad as a final expression of God's will and purpose for man. The revelations were received over a number of years, the first dating from AD 610, the last shortly before Muhammad's death in AD 632, and the definitive canon was established some twenty years later. The Koran is neither prose nor poetry but a unique fusion of both. In his attempt to convey the s... View more info