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.
Love it, or hate it, but you cannot ignore it. I have grown to love Muslim people and the nations they inhabit. The people are, on the whole, kind, sincere and generous. Those of a political bent display a genuine concern for the planet ...
It is a reflection of the thousand-year rivalry between the Muslim Middle East and Christian Europe for economic, political and religious hegemony over the Western hemisphere and beyond – a contest dominated until recently by Islam.4 ...
This is not a work of merely 'thinkers', but figures, whether they are philosophical, political, artistic, or, in some cases, morally 'dubious'. That relates to another point; I am not making any moral assertions here.
Muhammad had become the undoubted leader of the people of Medina and other tribes and the revelations of the Qur'an during this period reflect this with a concern more with practical political and legal matters.
Nonetheless, the fact that the experiment of the political position of caliph continued after Abu Bakr's death demonstrates that people on the whole were at least satisfied with the system. See also: Umar ibn al-Khattab.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
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