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.
Recent years have witnessed a number of historical turning points in the Islamic world, some of which have had a significant impact on the non-Islamic world ...
Until the nineteenth century, the military (as distinct from the commercial) advance of the West into the Islamic world was limited to the areas of the ...
In the early period of Islam, where little is known about the lives of the ... to present to the reader as broad a sweep of the Islamic world as possible.
The main sources are the Qur'an which, although it contains little on Muhammad specifically, helps the reader gain a picture of the world of the time and ...
Without this need, the Islamic faith might not have spread beyond its own ... The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization, vol.