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Voices of modern Islam : what it means to be Muslim today

Henry, Declan2018
Raising awareness of what Islam is, as well as deepening understanding about the lived realities of Muslim people, this book explores the contemporary Muslim experience through first-hand interviews with over a hundred Muslims. Exploring key issues such as women and Islam, extremism and radicalisation, Sharia Law, homosexuality and Islamophobia, the book looks deep into what it means to be Muslim today. The 'voices' of Muslims are showcased throughout the book to highlight the diversity and evolution of Islam, and to show its inherent complexities and contradictions. This is an easy and accessible introduction to Islam combined with discussion surrounding several contentious issues associated with the religion.
Main title:
Voices of modern Islam : what it means to be Muslim today / Declan Henry ; foreword by Taj Hargey.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
327 pages ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Being Muslim -- The Prophet and Islam: a brief history -- The essence of Islam -- Women and Islam -- Sex, arranged marriages and sexuality -- Sharia law -- Converts -- Extremism and radicalisation -- Islamophobia -- Other thoughts and opinions.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Society and Beliefs297.09051 HENOnloan - Due: 16 Feb 2023
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