Islam in America


By Jane I. Smith
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Pages: 320, Publication Date: 1999-07-15
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0231109660
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A leading authority in the field introduces the basic tenets of the Muslim faith, surveys the history of Islam in the U.S., and profiles the lifestyles, religious practices, and worldviews of American Muslims. The book covers the role of women in American Islam, raising and educating children, appropriate dress and behavior, concerns about prejudice, and much more.