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Title:Islam in East Africa
Author:Harries, Lyndon P.ISNI
City of publisher:London
Geographic terms:Zanzibar
Abstract:The present book, written for the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, is written with primary reference to that part of East Africa where the Mission is at work, Zanzibar, Pemba and the mainland opposite in Tanganyika. No attempt is made to provide a detailed survey of the past and present position of Islam in East Africa generally. the purpose is to help readers to understand something of the character of Islam in relation to the work of the Mission and to the African people. (p. 9) Foreword (p. 7-8) - Introduction (p. 9) I. The Muslim Communities (p. 11-20) - II. The Muslim tradition (p. 21-26) - III. the Challenge To-day (p. 27-32) - IV. On Being a Muslim (p. 33-44) V. Muslim Belief (p. 45-66) - Muslim Law and Practise (p. 67-87) - VII. Meeting the Challenge (p. 88-92). Select Bibliography (p. 93) Index (p. 94-96).