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Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys: Pathways of Faith

A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities is aimed to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the globe.

Pathways of Faith Theme

Following the correct pathway to spiritual fulfillment and success is a key Islamic principle.

Readings for this theme explore the basic requirements of learning and obeying the precepts of the Qur’an, following Muhammad’s teachings, and engaging in specific formal practices.

Also introduced are the pathways leading from Judaism and Christianity to Islam, the youngest of the three Abrahamic religions; the divergent pathways followed by the Sunni and Shia communities; and the mystical pathways to spiritual fulfillment known as Sufism.

Pathways of Faith

Books about the Pathways of Faith theme are currently on reserve (located at the main Circulation Desk).  These include: