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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... Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid, who built a sanctuary around which grew the town of Najaf. His eldest son, al-Hasan, succeeded him but he soon abdicated. To all intents and purposes, the caliphate now belonged to Mu'awiya and the house ...
... Abbasid dynasty who underplayed the role of the Umayyads and, indeed, emphasised what they regarded as the lack of fidelity on the part of that preceding dynasty. Mu'awiya's role in usurping the authority of the fourth Caliph, Ali, has ...
... Abbasids was accompanied by the creation of a centralised state which was bureaucratically ruled, increasing the need for standardisation and regulation. In addition, the claim to Abbasid legitimacy rested upon a religious justification ...
... Abbasid Caliph al-Mansur, and that he was subsequently imprisoned for refusing to accept the appointment of qadi. Others have said that he was imprisoned because of his support for a Zaydi (a moderate Shi'a group influenced by ...
... Abbasid dynasty, the quest for legitimacy resulted in an increase in the systematisation of Islamic law, the theory being that the will of God should be the same for all Muslims, regardless of where they might reside. Before this time ...
Shah WaliAllah 17031762
Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan 18171898
Sir Muhammad Iqbal 18731938
Hasan alBana 19061949
Hasan AlTurabi b 1932
Rachid Ghannoushi b 1941
alFarabi Abu Nasr Avennasar c 870950
Salah alDin Saladin 11381193
Muhammad ibn Arabi 11651240
Ibn Taymiyya 12631328
Suleiman the Magnificent c 14941566
Iqbal Muhammad 18731938
Mulla SadraSadr alDin Shirazi c 15721640
alShafii Muhammad 768820