The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture

This series of volumes on the manifold facets of Islamic culture is intended to acquaint a very wide public with the theological bases of its faith; the status of the individual and of society in the Islamic world; its expansion since the Revelation; its cultural manifestations in literature and the arts; and finally, Islam today between loyalty to its past and the new challenges of modernity.



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Volume I: The Foundations of Islam
Volume I: The Foundations of Islam
The first volume examines the fundamental concepts that have inspired Muslims: the role of worship in Muslim life; the Muslim approach to God; the Islamic view of man as a composite of divine and...

Volume II: The Individual and Society in Islam
Volume II: The Individual and Society in Islam
This second volume, the first of six to be published, studies fundamental values of Islam, along with the nature of rights and the responsibilities in a general context. The authors analyse the...

Volume III: The Spread of Islam throughout the World
Volume III: The Spread of Islam throughout the World
The third volume in the series looks at Islam from a historical and geographical angle, and describes the social and religious setting in which the Prophet Muhammad and his successors undertook to...

Volume IV: Science and Technology in Islam - Part I: The Exact and Natural Sciences
Volume IV: Science and Technology in Islam - Part I: The Exact and Natural Sciences
Research into Islamic science and technology is still in its early stages, but there is now sufficient material available for a preliminary study. Volume IV is intended to fill a gap which deserves a...

Volume IV: Science and Technology in Islam - Part II: Technology and Applied Sciences
Volume IV: Science and Technology in Islam - Part II: Technology and Applied Sciences
Research into Islamic science and technology is still in its early stages, but there is now sufficient material available for a preliminary study. Volume IV is intended to fill a gap which deserves a...

Volume V: Culture and Learning in Islam
Volume V: Culture and Learning in Islam
This volume aspires to cast light on some of the cultural manifestations of Islam in the spheres of language and literature, philosophy and mysticism, human sciences and art. For this task, UNESCO has...

Volume VI: Islam in the World Today - Part I: Retrospective of the Evolution of Islam and the Muslim World
Volume VI: Islam in the World Today - Part I: Retrospective of the Evolution of Islam and the Muslim World
The last 100 years of Islamic history are examined in the final volume, although the approach is thematic rather than historical. The period considered has seen European colonialism in most of the...

Volume VI: Islam in the World Today - Part II: Islam and the Muslim World Today
Volume VI: Islam in the World Today - Part II: Islam and the Muslim World Today
The last 100 years of Islamic history are examined in the final volume, although the approach is thematic rather than historical. The period considered has seen European colonialism in most of the...