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.
PROPHET MUHAMMAD (c. 570–632) The Prophet Muhammad led a remarkable
life. At the age of 40, he received the first revelation from God (al-lah, 'the God')
which was to be a major turning point both in his own life and in the subsequent ...
(sura 74:1–17) Muhammad here is told to 'rise and warn', and so there is
obviously something he must give warning about, ... While Muhammad's uncle,
Abu Talib, was alive the Prophet was protected by his clan (although a number of
In addition, the Jewish tribes of Medina, who had rejected Muhammad's religious
authority as a prophet, also had trading links with Mecca and were not willing to
take part in the raiding. Muhammad had been at great pains to stress his ...
Second, there are many hadith (sayings of Muhammad) that are now available in
English. The selection by Thomas Cleary is a good introduction to some of the
Prophet's best-known hadith. References The Wisdom of the Prophet: The ...
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