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.
Nonetheless, after a series of battles in which Muhammad and the Muslims were largely successful, Mecca's prestige and confidence waned as more Arabian tribes joined this new umma to share in its success.
Nonetheless, it was as a result of Abu Bakr's determination to at least keep what Muhammad had gained in terms of a commonwealth of Arabian tribes and his swift actions to form a military force often against the advice of others that ...
Nonetheless, there is an abundance of material concerning these two years of his reign and, in fact, the Hodgson, Hourani and Lapidus are all excellent histories of Islam. Hodgson, Marshall, The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History ...
Further reading Umar himself did not write anything and there is little information available concerning his early life. Nonetheless there is an abundance of material concerning these years of his reign and, in fact, ...