By Reza Aslan
A interesting, obtainable advent to Islam from the writer of the number 1 New York instances bestseller Zealot
Though it's the fastest-growing faith on this planet, Islam is still shrouded in lack of expertise and worry for a lot of the West. In No god yet God, Reza Aslan, an the world over acclaimed pupil of religions, explains this religion in all its attractiveness and complexity. starting with a vibrant account of the social and spiritual milieu within which the Prophet Muhammad cast his message, Aslan paints a portrait of the 1st Muslim group as an intensive test in spiritual pluralism and social egalitarianism. He demonstrates how, after the Prophet’s demise, his successors tried to interpret his message for destiny generations–an overwhelming activity that fractured the Muslim group into competing sects. eventually, Aslan examines how, within the shadow of eu colonialism, Muslims built conflicting ideas to reconcile conventional Islamic values with the realities of the fashionable global, hence launching what Aslan phrases the Islamic Reformation. well timed and persuasive, No god yet God is an elegantly written account of a powerful but misunderstood religion.