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Identity, Islam, and human development in rural Bangladesh

David Abecassis

Identity, Islam, and human development in rural Bangladesh

by David Abecassis

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Published by University Press in Dhaka, Bangladesh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh,
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural poor -- Bangladesh.,
    • Rural development -- Bangladesh.,
    • Islam -- Bangladesh.,
    • Bangladesh -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Abecassis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC440.8 .A514 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 135 p. ;
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2007343M
      LC Control Number90905724

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      The holy cities of Medina and Mecca are in Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam. Islam first united the many traditional groups of Arabia with religion and then with the Arabic language. The region was further united after , when Abdul Aziz Al-Sa‘ud and his followers captured the city of Riyadh and brought it under the control of the House of Sa‘ud. The primary sources of knowledge about Islam are the Qur’an, which adherent Muslims believe is the divinely revealed word of God, and the Sunnah, which refers to the example or precedent of the Prophet Muhammad (i.e., what he said, did, approved, disapproved, caused, ordered, or allowed to happen). Much of what is known about the Sunnah is.


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