Fifty Key Figures in Islam
Routledge, 27/09/2006 - 280 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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His particular clan, the Banu Hashim, were not as powerful, though highly respected nonetheless. His father, Abd Allah, died before Muhammad was born and his mother, Amina, died when he was only 6 years old.
Another early Muslim was Abu Bakr, who became Muhammad's father-in-law and also succeeded him as leader of the Muslims after Muhammad died. In the early years, the number of Muslims was small, but when Muhammad began attacking the ...
His original name was Abdul Ka'bah ('slave of the Ka'ba') Ibn Abi Quhafah, although he took on the name Abu Bakr ('father of the maiden') after the birth of his daughter Aisha. He was also referred to as al-Siddiq ('the truthful').
Of the emigrants, Abu Bakr and Umar were considered the best contenders for they were both fathers-in-law of the Prophet, both his intimate friends and confidants, and both highly regarded by the majority of believers.
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