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.
... dominated until recently by Islam.4 Initially, through the encounters of the Crusades, the Western reaction to Islam was the fear of a Muslim invasion and a return to the days when Islam spread as far as Spain and southern France.
As was the practice of the time, he spent some years as a child among the bedouin as it was believed that their moral fibre was stronger than what existed among the urban environment of Mecca. Mecca, by this time, was the centre of ...
Khadija was the first to become a Muslim and proved to be an important comfort and support until her death in 619. Her cousin, Waraqa ibn Nawful, who was either a Christian or an indigenous monotheist, had some familiarity with ...
Its importance rests in the fact that it was the beginning of the Muslim community, the umma, with Muhammad as its leader. Muhammad settled in Medina as their new arbiter, purchased some land and built the first mosque which was also to ...
Just as likely was the possibility that the powerful tribe of the Quraysh in Mecca might take control once more. Consequently, with such real concerns, the succession was decided on the day of Muhammad's death.
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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