What Muslims Believe

Pages: 208
Subject: Religion: Islam
Imprint: Oneworld

What Muslims Believe

John Bowker

For anyone interested in a fresh investigation of Islam, What Muslims Believe is a unique study revealing an insider's view of this broad and fascinating religion.
9781851686858 (1 Jul 2009)
RRP £10.99 / US$16.95

The Book

The interviewees in this bestselling book provide thought-provoking commentary on a wide range of issues, from the interpretation of the Qur'an and the nature of Islamic law to the role of women and the concept of holy war.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Pages 208
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

John Bowker is a highly respected lecturer and writer on religious affairs. He is a fellow at Gresham College in London and Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State University. Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, he is the author of numerous books on Islam.


‘Provides a refreshing insight into a much neglected side of Muslim life today and one that anyone seriously engaged in inter-faith dialogue with Muslims should certainly read.'

- Epworth Review

‘…an interesting and accurate representation of some very important trends in contemporary Islamic thinking.'

- Expository Times

"Essential reading for not only students of Islam and RE but for everyone since it helps us to break down myths and stereotypes."

- Journal of Beliefs and Values

"Opens up some of the most topical and current issues relating to Islam, and its accessibility makes it a useful contribution to the literature on contemporary Islam."

- World Faiths Encounter