A comprehensive discussion of the sources, principles & practices of Islam. Containing over 2000 references & analysis to 50 authoritative sources. PART I: SOURCES -- The Holy Qur'an, Hadith, Ijtihad. PART II: PRINCIPLES -- Belief in God, Angels, Revealed Books, Prophets, Life after death, Taqdir. PART III: PRACTICES -- Prayer, Zakat, Fasting, Pilgrimage, Jihad, Marriage, Property, Penal Laws, The State, Ethics etc. DETAILED INDEX including index of Arabic words & phrases. "Probably no man living has done longer or more valuable service for the cause of Islamic revival than Maulana Muhammad Ali of Lahore...THE PRESENT VOLUME IS HIS FINEST WORK...Without moving a hair's breadth from the traditional position with regard to worship & religious duties, the author shows a wide field in which changes are lawful & may be desirable because here the rules & practices are not based on an ordinance of the Qur'an or on an edict of the Prophet...we recommend it as a stimulus to Islamic thought"--(Marmaduke Pickthall, translator of Qur'an into English) "...deeply engrossing...reflects the author's scholarship & sincerity in every line."--(Times of Ceylon), "...extremely useful work almost indispensable to the students of Islam"--(M. Iqbal poet philosopher). Available from: AAII 1315 Kingsgate Rd, Columbus, OH 43221. (614) 457-8504; FAX (614) 457-4455, Baker & Taylor & Ingram Books.Maulana Muhammed Ali is the author of 'Religion of Islam' with ISBN 9780913321324 and ISBN 091332132X.