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.
His father, Abd Allah, died before Muhammad was born and his mother, Amina, died when he was only 6 years old. Consequently, he was entrusted to the care of his grandfather, Abd al-Muttalib who died when Muhammad was 8 years old.
But, in the year 619, Abu Talib died and his brother and successor Abu Lahab took the side of the prosperous merchants. Abu Lahab withdrew his protection from Muhammad and now the prophet had to look elsewhere for protection, ...
And so, in 622, Muhammad and his followers migrated from Mecca to Medina. This is known as the Hijra ('emigration') and marks the beginning of the Muslim lunar calendar. Its importance rests in the fact that it was the beginning of the ...
Although the Prophet died suddenly after a brief illness, he had been unwell for at least three months preceding this and his imminent death was expected. Despite this, it seems the Prophet made no provisions as to who should succeed ...
He ruled from his quarters in Medina and his main task ... had gained in terms of a commonwealth of Arabian tribes and his swift actions to form a military force often against the advice of others that kept the Islamic vision alive.
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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