Author:Michael Cook


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The Koran: A Very Short Introduction

By: Michael Cook

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012023

ISBN: 0192853449

Condition: New

The Koran has constituted a remarkably strong core of identity and continuity for a religious tradition that is now in its fifteenth century. This Very Short Introduction explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditional Muslim culture. Michael Cook provides a lucid and direct account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. He also discusses issues of interpretation for certain key verses, demonstrating that fecundity of the text for readers throughout the world. Pri... View more info

Archives Administration: A Manual for Intermediate and Smaller Organizations and for Local Government

By: Michael Cook

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent, UK, Dawson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012191

ISBN: 0712907491

Condition: Very Good

Printed Pages: 258. View more info

Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction

By: Michael Cook

Price: $18.90

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 024520

ISBN: 0521536022

Condition: New

Michael Cook’s magisterial study in Islamic ethics, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought, was published to much acclaim in 2001. It was described by one reviewer as a masterpiece. In that book, the author reflected on the Islamic injunction, incumbent on every Muslim, to forbid wrongdoing. The present book is a short, accessible survey of the same material. Using anecdotes and stories from Islamic sources to illustrate the argument, Cook unravels the complexities of the subject. Moving backwards and forwards through time, he demonstrates how the past informs the present. ... View more info

Archives and the Computer (Second Edition)

By: Michael Cook

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, UK, Butterworths: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 038909

ISBN: 0-408-10882-7

Condition: Fine

Printed Pages: 170. View more info