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.
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.
... insistent and here begins the prophetic era of Arabian history when Muhammad began to receive the revelations from God. Muhammad was, in this sense, no super-human, but a man of average means who acted as the vessel for God's word; ...
Nonetheless, after a series of battles in which Muhammad and the Muslims were largely successful, Mecca's prestige and confidence waned as more Arabian tribes joined this new umma to share in its success.
Already at the time of Muhammad's death a number of tribes in Arabia were getting restless and attempting to break away from the nascent Muslim community, the umma. It was quite possible that with the death.
One such large tribal group was the Hanifa in Central Arabia which formed its own alliance of surrounding tribes under the prophet Musaylima, but this federation was very loose and was easily quashed at the Battle of Aqraba in 633.
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Ali ibn Abi Talib c 596661
Rabia of Basra c 717801
Muhammad ibn Abd alWahhab 17031792
Yaqub ibn Ishaq alKindi Alkindus c 801873
Abu Nasr alFarabi Avennasar c 870950
Abu Ali ibn Sina Avicenna 9801037
Abu alWalid Muhammad ibn Rushd Averroes 11261198
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