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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... 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 from Mecca in Arabia known as the Quraysh. His ...
... born in Mecca around 581 to the Adi clan of the Quraysh tribe. He belonged to a family of average class, but he nonetheless was able to read, and was well known for his physical strength, becoming a champion wrestler. Before converting ...
... born some thirty years after the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. His father, Abu Talib, was the Prophet's real uncle. Abu Talib cared for Muhammad when he was an orphaned child and, when Abu Talib felt he could no longer look after Ali ...
... born into a clan ('Abd Shams) that rejected the Prophet in his home city of Mecca and continued to oppose him on the battlefield after Muhammad had emigrated to Medina (the hijra). Mu'awiya himself did not become a Muslim until the ...
... born around the year 699. His grandfather Zuta is said to have been brought as a slave from Kabul (in east-central Afghanistan and now its capital city) to Kufa (in present-day Iraq), and was subsequently set free by a member of the ...
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