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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More important is the view that there are Islamic alternatives as entries such as Ayatollah Khomeini, Ali Shariati and Abdul Karim Soroush in this book demonstrate. These Iranians themselves are part of a much greater tradition that ...
What should be evident if only from the tail end of the twentieth century is that Islam is important. Love it, or hate it, but you cannot ignore it. I have grown to love Muslim people and the nations they inhabit.
A series of events in the seventeenth century, however, proved to be important turning points in the Western view of Islam. In 1606, the Sultan deigned to treat a European power as an equal by signing a treaty with the Hapsburgs that ...
Put a collection of Islamic scholars in a room and no two will agree, especially if involved in the difficult task of making a list of fifty important figures. Let me, then, pre-empt the cries of 'Why isn't so-and-so in the book?
... to limit the number of living figures that I found most difficult, but I did have to keep in mind that I am dealing with a phenomenon that has existed historically for fifteen hundred years and many have an important legacy.