No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam

No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam

Reza Aslan

A interesting, obtainable creation to Islam from the writer of the number 1 New York instances bestseller Zealot

Though it's the fastest-growing faith on this planet, Islam continues to be shrouded in lack of awareness and worry for far of the West. In No god yet God, Reza Aslan, an the world over acclaimed student of religions, explains this religion in all its good looks and complexity. starting with a bright account of the social and non secular milieu during which the Prophet Muhammad solid his message, Aslan paints a portrait of the 1st Muslim group as an intensive test in spiritual pluralism and social egalitarianism. He demonstrates how, after the Prophet’s loss of life, his successors tried to interpret his message for destiny generations–an overwhelming activity that fractured the Muslim neighborhood into competing sects. eventually, Aslan examines how, within the shadow of eu colonialism, Muslims constructed conflicting suggestions to reconcile conventional Islamic values with the realities of the fashionable global, hence launching what Aslan phrases the Islamic Reformation. well timed and persuasive, No god yet God is an elegantly written account of a powerful but misunderstood religion.

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