Da'wa

A Global History of Islamic Missionary Thought and Practice

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Matthew J. Kuiper
  • Edinburgh: 
    Edinburgh University Press
    , March
     2021.
     320 pages.
     $29.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781474451529.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

In this engaging study, Matthew J. Kuiper tells the fascinating story of how Islam became a world religion and cultural phenomenon of immense scale, astonishing diversity and global impact. His starting point is the dramatic upsurge in Islamic missionary activism and widespread Muslim recovery of the classical concept of da‘wa (‘inviting’ to Islam, or Islamic mission) in recent times.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Matthew J. Kuiper is assistant professor of religious studies, Missouri State University, and author of Da’wa and Other Religions: Indian Muslims and the Modern Resurgence of Global Islamic Activism (Routledge, 2018).

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