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  • Published: 3 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9780385739764
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

No God But God

The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam




The acclaimed short history of Islam, fully revised and updated to commemorate the ten-year-anniversary of 9/11.

In this invaluable introduction to a faith that for much of the West remains shrouded in ignorance and fear, Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed scholar of comparative religion, examines Islam: its rituals and traditions, the revelation of Muhammad as Prophet and the subsequent uprising against him, and the emergence of his successors. Aslan's comprehensive text explores the complex history of the fastest-growing religion in the world.No god but God is an engaging, accessible, and thought-provoking book for young people that is sure to stimulate discussion and encourage understanding of the Islamic faith and the people who follow it.

From the Hardcover edition.

  • Published: 3 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9780385739764
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan is an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions. He is also a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. At Harvard, Aslan was elected president of Harvard's chapter of the World Conference on Religion and Peace, a UN organisation committed to global understanding. His is first book, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam, has been translated into thirteen languages and named by Blackwells as one of the hundred most important books of the last decade. Currently teaching an introductory course on Islam at Iowa, Aslan is also at work on a novel.

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