No god but God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam (Paperback)
The Origins and Evolution of Islam
Ember, 9780385739764, 166pp.
Publication Date: August 14, 2012
Engaging, accessible, and thought-provoking, No god but God is a persuasive, elegantly written, and accessible introduction for young readers to a faith that for much of the West remains shrouded in ignorance and fear.Adapted for young readers from No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, this exploration of Islam by Reza Aslan, internationally acclaimed scholar of comparative religion, delves into the rituals and traditions of a religion that is largely misunderstood by the West. It covers the religion's origins--the revelation of Muhammad as Prophet and the subsequent uprising against him, and the emergence of his successors--as well as Islam's complex history.
No god but God is sure to stimulate discussion and encourage understanding of the Islamic faith and the people who follow it.
Praise for No god But God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam of Islam "This welcome addition to Islamic studies provides a valuable context for reflection about the origins of issues facing Muslims and their neighbors today."--Publishers Weekly "An introduction to Islam as evocative as it is provocative."--Kirkus Reviews
"Wise and passionate book."--New York Times
Financial Times Best Book of the Year