The Junior Encyclopaedia of Islam

The Junior Encyclopaedia of Islam

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Author: Saniyasnain Khan
Mohammad Imran Erfani/
Publisher: Goodword Books
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 141
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187570741


This Junior Encyclopaedia of Islam presents the young reader with a comprehensive, clear and stimulating guide to Islam.

An Introduction to Islam
A-Z Fact-Finder
Life of the Prophet Muhammad
How to say your prayers
99 Beautiful Names of Allah
Notable Muslims
Prayers from the Quran and the Hadith

Open up this book and explore! You will find many different kinds of information about Islam, in fact, all the things you always wanted to know about. Its best feature is that the meaning and message of Islam are expressed in a simple and easy-to-understand manner.

Islam is the religion, and the way of life, of about one fifth of the world’s population. Its adherents, called Muslims, believe Islam is Allah’s final message to humankind, a reconfirmation and perfection of the messages that Allah has revealed through earlier prophets.


An Introduction to Islam
What is Islam?
What do Muslims believe?
Who was the Prophet Muhammad?
What is the Qur’an?
What is the Kabah?
How do Muslims practice their faith?
Why are modern numerals called Arabic numerals?
Arabic Writing
World’s Muslim populations
What is jihad?
The Islamic Calendar
Ten Masterpieces of Classical Islamic Art
A-Z Fact Finder
Life of the Prophet Muhammad
Doing wudu or ablutions for prayer
How to say your prayers
Names of surahs in the Qur’an
99 Beautiful Names of Allah
Names of the prophet Muhammad
English names/words and their Arabic equivalents/meaning
Adhan or Call to Prayer
Chronology of Islam
Notable Muslims
Suggestions for Reading
Prayers from the Quran
Prayers from the Hadith
Important Phrases
Short Surahs