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John Kaltner

John Kaltner is Professor of Religion at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn.

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This revised and expanded edition of a trusted text offers updated information about Islam in an accessible and sympathetic presentation. Kaltner presents Islam as first and foremost a religion of practices. Showing the deep humanism of Islam and its most cherished commitments, Kaltner corrects many misconceptions about Islam.

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Release date: 
October 1, 2016

This revised and expanded edition of a trusted text offers updated information about Islam in an accessible and sympathetic presentation. Kaltner presents Islam as first and foremost a religion of practices. Showing the deep humanism of Islam and its most cherished commitments, Kaltner corrects many misconceptions about Islam.

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February 4, 2011

Watch John Kaltner discuss his new book, Introducing the Qur'an. Find more videos like this on Fortress Forum. Award-winning professor John...

Release date: 
March 3, 2003

Recent events have focused attention on Islam, the often- misunderstood faith of one billion people. Westerners are showing a new openness to learning about...