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Islam : World Faiths - Trevor Barnes

Islam

World Faiths

Paperback

Published: 1st January 2005
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
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Islam is practiced by almost one billion Muslims worldwide. World Faiths: Islam covers the life and teachings of the prophet Muhammad, as well as the development and history of Islam, the sacred text of the Koran, and important geographic locations like Mecca and Medina.

This beautifully illustrated book also presents the crowning achievements of Islamic art and a fascinating survey of Islamic customs.

About the Author

Trevor Barnes is an award-winning journalist and reporter for BBC Radio 4. He reports for its flagship religious current affairs programme Sunday which he presented for many years, and has worked extensively within its religious and current affairs departments. An occasional columnist for The Church Times, he is the author of twelve books, including two best sellers, a biography of Terry Waite and three books for children.

VOYA Here is a colorful, non-intimidating series that manages to pluck out some of the more interesting aspects of four of the world's great religions. These inexpensive paperback books have the lavish pictorial interest of coffee-table books. This series is particularly well suited for middle school collections where there is a call for comparing religious traditions, but it could be used in high school and public libraries as well. KLIATT Briefly, and with beautifully produced full-color illustrations, these books summarize the essential facts about the world's major religions...In our multicultural society, these essential guides to the major faiths will be most helpful. Even high school students will find them useful introductions.  

Trevor Barnes

Trevor Barnes is an award winning presenter of many BBC Television documentaries on the subject of religion, as well as BBC World Service news broadcasts, radio shows, and live chat shows. He is also the author of several books including Archaeology in the Kingfisher Knowledge series, The Wounded City, a book about the people of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a biography of Terry Waite, Man With A Mission.

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ISBN: 9780753411056
ISBN-10: 0753411059
Series: World Faiths Ser.
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Dimensions (cm): 25.2 x 20.6  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.197
Edition Number: 1