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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... called Khadija as the manager of her trade caravan and he impressed her so much with his managing skills and character that she proposed marriage to him. At the time Khadija was 40 years of age, compared to Muhammad who was 25, but she ...
... called Yathrib (later to be named Medina from madinat al-nabi: 'city of the prophet') sent a delegation to Muhammad and invited the Muslims to stay in their town. The main reason for this seems to be that they were aware of Muhammad's ...
... called for neutral Muslims to arbitrate between the rivals on God's word. At this point Ali, who was aging and tired, consented. Sources are vague concerning the issues discussed at arbitration but Ali's decision to compromise on a ...
... called 'Rightly-Guided Caliphs' (the Rashidun) in Medina and the rise of the mighty Umayyad dynasty in Damascus, the importance of its first Caliph Mu'awiya has sometimes been overlooked. Much of this is likely due to the history books ...
... called khazz. He also studied religious law and was generally recognised as the foremost authority of shari'a in Kufa. He gathered a large number of disciples to whom he taught religious law, but he never attained the position of judge ...
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