This book is essential reading for anyone who desires a
complete, balanced view of Islam beyond what appears on the nightly
news, Written from a western Christian viewpoint, but with a
detailed first-hand knowledge of Muslim life, Islam: Its Prophet,
Peoples, Politics, and Power digs deep beneath the surface to
reveal Islam as a rich, proud and powerful force in world affairs.
Though Dr. Braswell's book is thorough and scholarly, his personal
experiences and insights make it a practical travel guide as well.
And despite the enormous scope of Islam, the book's clear
organization and careful research have produced a valuable
reference for ministers, missionaries, diplomats, businessmen,
students and travelers.
-- Historical overview of Islam
-- Details of prayer rituals, social customs and traditions
-- Special focus on Islam in North America
-- Reference section including maps, diagrams and glossary