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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... tradition list of major works and further reading Roy Ahmad Jackson has been a lecturer and writer on religion and philosophy for over fifteen years. He has lectured in Islamic Studies at various universities, including the University ...
... tradition that looks to Islam for the answers rather than to other '-isms'. This is one thing that virtually all the entries in this book have in common, if very little else! In 1980 came the Iran—Iraq war which lasted eight years, at ...
... tradition, we have conflict and difference. Such a perception, of course, does not lie only with Islamist commentators. Many Western writers are just as guilty, if not more so, of portraying Islam as an 'Other'. The late Edward Said's ...
... traditional dating, Muhammad was 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 ...
... Tradition states that Muhammad was illiterate and protested that he was hardly the person to take on such a task, but the angel was insistent and here begins the prophetic era of Arabian history when Muhammad began to receive 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