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Bloomsbury

The House of Islam: A Global History

Ed Husain

Paperback

9781408872277

 

Contents

 

Introduction: Inside the House

 

Part One: A Millennium of Power

1. What is Islam?

2. Origins of the Quran

3. Who is a Muslim Today?

4. The Sunni-Shi'a Schism

5. What is the Sharia?

6. Who is a Sufi?

 

Part Two: The Rise of Anger

7. A Hundred Years of Humiliation

8. Who is an Islamist?

9. Who is a Salafi? Or a Wahhabi?

10. Who is a Jihadi?

11. Who is a Kharjite, or Takfiri?

 

Part Three: The Rise of the West and the Loss of Muslim Confidence

12. Dignity

13. The Jews

14. Education

15. Women

16. Sex

 

Part Four: Islam's Global Staying Power

17. God is Alive

18. Rights of the Sacred

19. The Family Table

20. The Next Life

 

Conclusion: The Way Forward