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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... of their impact and influence within and, if appropriate, beyond the Islamic tradition list of major works and further reading Roy Ahmad Jackson has been a lecturer and writer on religion and philosophy for over fifteen years.
These Iranians themselves are part of a much greater tradition that looks to Islam for the answers rather than to other '-isms'. This is one thing that vir- tually all the entries in this book have in common, if very little else!
... Rather than being presented with the theological view of Islam as a member of the same family as the Judaeo-Christian tradition, we have conflict and difference. Such a perception, of course, does xii PREFACE.
According to traditional dating, Muhammad was born around 570. There is little reliable information, and much hagiography, concerning his family background and early years although it is known that he was a member of a powerful tribe ...
Tradition states that Muhammad was illiterate and protested that he was hardly the person to take on such a task, but the angel was insistent and here begins the prophetic era of Arabian his- tory when Muhammad began to receive the ...