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In the Shadow of the Prophet

The Struggle for the Soul of Islam

by Milton Viorst

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Islam - General,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • International

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024042M
    ISBN 100813339022
    ISBN 109780813339023

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