The Concise Encyclopedia of Islam

HarperSanFrancisco, 1991 - 472 páginas
A comprehensive reference work covering the different aspects of Islamic civilization, with maps showing the faith's spread over the centuries, and charts of the different branches of Islam

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A readable and useful work, concentrating on the mystical side of things; it must be kept in mind that Glassé was a follower of René Guenon, with his, um, unusual ideas about "universal religion." Leer reseña completa


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Born in 1944, Cyril Glasse is an American citizen of mainly Russian descent. He is currently an international lecturer on comparative religion, and is preparing a timeline of Islamic history (alongside other works). He is the author of The Berlitz Guide to Saudi Arabia, editor of A Pilgrim's Guide to Mecca for the Hajj Research Center of King Abd al-'Aziz University in Jeddah. He now lives in New York City, with his wife and son.

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