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.
The difficulty was not in finding fifty figures, but rather in limiting it to fifty. The problem in writing this work was stopping at fifty when there were so many more that could have been included. Perhaps inevitably with a work like ...
Muhammad was not a prophet in the strict religious sense but a political and military leader. The Muslims now prayed towards Mecca as their holy city and recognised the ka'ba, a cube-like structure in the centre of Mecca, as the home of ...
Abu Bakr emerged as the acceptable candidate largely because he was not a member of a prominent tribal group, hence possessing vested interests, and he was a close Companion of the Prophet as well as having the useful knowledge of ...
The importance of the raids was accentuated by the fact that Arabia was in severe financial difficulties, for what was effectively a civil war between Muhammad and the non-Muslims of Arabia had severely affected trade, and this was not ...
Although he was not one of the very first to convert, Umar was part of the first emigration to Medina (see Muhammad), and became an important Companion of the Prophet Muhammad. He participated in all the Muslim battles against the ...
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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