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Author Lawrence, Bruce B.

Title Who is Allah? / Bruce B. Lawrence.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  297.2 LAWRENCE    Check Shelf
Description xii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Islamic civilization and Muslim networks
Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Allah invoked: practice of the tongue -- Allah defined: practice of the mind -- Allah remembered: practice of the heart -- Allah debated: practice of the ear -- Allah online: practices in cyberspace.
Summary This vivid introduction to the heart of Islam offers a unique approach to understanding Allah, the central focus of Muslim religious expression. Drawing on history, culture, theology, politics, and the media, Bruce B. Lawrence identifies key religious practices by which Allah is revered and remembered, illuminating how the very name of Allah is interwoven into the everyday experience of millions of Muslims.
Subject God (Islam)
God (Islam) (OCoLC)fst00944142
ISBN 9781469620039 (cloth : alk. paper)
1469620030 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469620046 (ebook)
1469620049 (ebook)
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