Fifty Key Figures in Islam
Routledge, 27/09/2006 - 264 من الصفحات
The perfect resource for those wishing to learn more about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, Fifty Key Figures in Islam explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1,500 years.
Covering key figures such as the Prophet Muhammad, Suleiman 'the Magnificent' and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), the entry for each figure includes:
Fully cross-referenced for ease of use, this clearly presented work is ideal for those interested in or studying the area, and could not have come at a more fascinating time in history for Islam.
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Although in only two years not much could be expected of any leader, Abu Bakr
is important as he acted as a stabilising ... According to the Shi'a tradition,
Muhammad had designated his cousin and son-in-law Ali ibn Abi Tatib to be the
Abu Bakr emerged as the acceptable candidate largely because he was not a
member of a prominent tribal group, hence possessing vested interests, and he
was a close Companion of the Prophet as well as having the useful knowledge of
While General Khalid often acted independently of Abu Bakr, the Caliph would
have been aware of the economic necessity of raiding the wealthy borders, an
activity that had been going on for many years previously. The importance of the
The Arabia that Muhammad had left was just as liable to break up and return to
its own tribal ways, yet Abu Bakr not only brought back the breakaway tribes into
the umma but also gained their pledge of loyalty to Islam. For the first time, the ...
With the death of Abu Bakr in 634, the two leading Muslims were Umar and
General Khalid (see Abu Bakr). Abu Bakr had designated Umar as his successor
and, although they were not in any way obliged to accept the Caliph's