Islam in World Cultures

Islam in World Cultures

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Islam in World Cultures analyzes differences in Islamic culture and practice by looking not simply at matters of doctrine, but also at how Islam interacts with local cultures. * A full chapter of annotated references and electronic links, organized to relate to each chapter * A glossary of key terms, with emphasis on comparative usage and how common terms differ in definition from place to placeThe second pillar of Islam, salat, is the obligatory daily prayers that Muslims perform at five set times each day: dawn, midday ... At each prayer time, Muslims who do pray face Mecca, each looking toward the same reference point regardless ofanbsp;...

Title:Islam in World Cultures
Author:R. Michael Feener
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2004-01-01


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