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Muslim Child

By Rukhsana Khan
  • ISBN Code: : 0929141962
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Pages : 69
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : muslim-child.pdf

Book Excerpt :

A collection of short stories, poems and activities that examines the world through the eyes of Muslim children.

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  • Pdf File: muslims-on-the-americanization-path.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the United States. There are more Muslims in America than in Kuwait, Qatar, and Libya together. Leaving aside immigration and conversion, birthrate alone ensures that in the first part of the twenty-first century Islam will replace Judaism as the nation's second largest religion. Like all religious minorities in America, Muslims must confront a host of difficult questions concerning faith and national identity. Can they become part of a pluralistic American society without sacrificing their identity? Can Muslims be Muslims in a state that is not governed by Islamic law? Will the American legal system protect Muslim religious and cultural differences? Is there a contradiction between demanding equal rights and insisting on maintaining a distinctively separate identity? Will the secular and/or Judeo-Christian values of American society inhibit the Muslim practice of religious faith? While the Muslims of America are indeed on the path to Americanization, what that means and what that will yield remains uncertain. In this thoughtful and wide-ranging volume, fourteen distinguished scholars take an in-depth look at these issues and examine the varied responses and opinions of the Muslim community.

Life of Pi

By Yann Martel
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  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Book Code : 0307371123
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 357
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Book Short Summary:

Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all of our best stories, Yann Martel has woven a glorious spiritual adventure that makes us question what it means to be alive, and to believe.

Handbook of Religion

By Terry C. Muck,Harold A. Netland,Gerald R. McDermott
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  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Book Code : 1441246002
  • Total of Pages : 832
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 691
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Book Short Summary:

This comprehensive handbook provides a Christian perspective on religion and its many manifestations around the world. Written by top religion scholars from a broad spectrum of Christianity, it introduces world religions, indigenous religious traditions, and new religious movements. Articles explore the relationship of other religions to Christianity, providing historical perspective on past encounters and highlighting current issues. The book also contains articles by adherents of non-Christian religions, offering readers an insider's perspective on various religions and their encounters with Christianity. Maps, timelines, and sidebars are included.

The Theory and Practice of Islamic Terrorism

By M. Perry,Howard E. Negrin
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 023061650X
  • Total of Pages : 255
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 571
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Book Short Summary:

This is the first anthology designed to enhance the reader's understanding of the multiple dimensions of Islamic terrorism by presenting a cross-section of recent articles and selections from cutting-edge books on the subject.

Educating the Muslims of America

By Yvonne Y Haddad,Farid Senzai,Jane I Smith
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 019045203X
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: educating-the-muslims-of-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As the U.S. Muslim population continues to grow, Islamic schools are springing up across the American landscape. Especially since the events of 9/11, many have become concerned about what kind of teaching is going on behind the walls of these schools, and whether it might serve to foster the seditious purposes of Islamist extremism. The essays collected in this volume look behind those walls and discover both efforts to provide excellent instruction following national educational standards and attempts to inculcate Islamic values and protect students from what are seen as the dangers of secularism and the compromising values of American culture. Also considered here are other dimensions of American Islamic education, including: new forms of institutions for youth and college-age Muslims; home-schooling; the impact of educational media on young children; and the kind of training being offered by Muslim chaplains in universities, hospitals, prisons, and other such settings. Finally the authors look at the ways in which Muslims are rising to the task of educating the American public about Islam in the face of increasing hostility and prejudice. This timely volume is the first dedicated entirely to the neglected topic of Islamic education.

Faiths and Festivals

By Christine Howard
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  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1907241892
  • Total of Pages : 87
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 630
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Book Short Summary:

A must-have guide for early years practitioners designed to help explain world religions and festivals to young children in a way that is meaningful to them. This guide is designed to be a practical guide to explaining the main five world faiths to young children, as well some lesser-known faiths to young children in a way that makes sense to young children. The book is also full of activity ideas to tie in to a range of religious festivals throughout the year. Each festival contains background information on the festival and why it first started, as well as activities to encourage children's learning. Introducing young children is vital in our multi-cultural and multi-faith society, and this title will provide all early years practitioners with ideas on how to teach children to value diversity and respect other children's views and backgrounds.

Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers

By Hilary Lumsden,Debbie Holmes
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1482213133
  • Total of Pages : 193
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 295
  • Pdf File: care-of-the-newborn.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Caring for the well newborn is an essential element of everyday midwifery practice. Providing a comprehensive guide to the problems associated with newborn babies, Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers is a key textbook for trainee midwives. The ten teachers involved in writing this book are drawn from all over the UK and bring together a w

Peace Philosophy in Action

By Candice C. Carter
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230112994
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 848
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Book Short Summary:

This book documents recent and historical events in the theoretically-based practice of peace development. Its diverse collection of essays describes different aspects of applied philosophy in peace action, commonly involving the contributors' continual engagement in the field, while offering support and optimal responses to conflict and violence.