The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Islam
An updated and revised guide to the often misunderstood faith of Islam, which explores the tenets of the Qu'ran (aka The Koran), as well as Islam's place in history and the conflicts that have plagued this religion. Includes an expanded section on the real story behind jihad , as well as a... read more myth-busting section on Islam's views on war and terrorism. A new section is devoted to the tragic events of 9/11 and what that day meant to Muslims, as well as the hot-button issues of the US presence in both Afghanistan and Iraq. Expanded sections on the importance of Islam in history and its relationship to Judaism and Christianity as well as revised and expanded sections on women in Islam with timely information on women and the Taliban and the practice of polygamy in Islam.