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This volume provides an introduction to the life and message of the Prophet Muhammad, as well as a study of the effects of Islam. This edition is published with a new prologue by the author, a scholar of Islamic history and society.

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Genre: Islam
Author: Maxime Rodinson
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Release: 2002
File: 366 Pages
ISBN-13: 1860648274

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This in-depth examination of the life, history, and influence of Muhammad as discussed by leading scholars provides a wide-ranging look at the prophet's legacy unlike any other in the field of Islamic and culture studies. • Documents Muhammad's broad impact on history, culture, and society • Shares viewpoints from more than 100 scholars in the field of Islamic studies to provide different perspectives on how Muhammad's life and beliefs have changed the course of history • Explores Muhammad's changing image—and controversies over his depiction and the communication of his ideas—in art, music, and literature • Provides an in-depth overview of Muhammad's influences on secular life and culture

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Genre: Religion
Author: Coeli Fitzpatrick Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2014-04-25
File: 784 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781610691789

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A biography of Muhammad, the founder of Islam.

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Genre: Religion
Author: William Montgomery Watt
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press
Release: 1961
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 0198810784

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That Muhammad succeeded as a prophet is undeniable; a prominent military historian now suggests that he might not have done so had he not also been a great soldier. Best known as the founder of a major religion, Muhammad was also Islam’s first great general. While there have been numerous accounts of Muhammad the Prophet, this is the first military biography of the man. In Muhammad: Islam’s First Great General, Richard A. Gabriel shows us a warrior never before seen in antiquity—a leader of an all-new religious movement who in a single decade fought eight major battles, led eighteen raids, and planned thirty-eight other military operations. Gabriel’s study portrays Muhammad as a revolutionary who introduced military innovations that transformed armies and warfare throughout the Arab world. Gabriel analyzes the environment in which Muhammad lived and the religion he inspired as they relate to his military achievements. Gabriel explains how Muhammad changed the social composition of Arab armies by replacing traditional ways of fighting with a new command structure. Muhammad’s transformation of Arab warfare enabled his successors to establish the core of the Islamic empire—an accomplishment that, Gabriel argues, would have been militarily impossible without Muhammad’s innovations. Richard A. Gabriel challenges existing scholarship on Muhammad’s place in history and offers a viewpoint not previously attempted.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Richard A. Gabriel
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release: 2014-10-22
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780806182506

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This book is a look at the life and achievements of the last and final Prophet and Messenger of Allah (G-d). It is my belief that Muhammad ibn Abdullah (PBUH) is the savior that the Jews and Christians have been waiting for.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Hassan Shabazz
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2020-01-18
File: 70 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781794880320

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In a comprehensive study of early Islamic history, Wilferd Madelung examines the conflict which developed after Muhammad's death for the leadership of the Muslim community. He pursues the history of this conflict through the reign of the four 'Rightly Guided' caliphs to its climax in the first inter-Muslim war. The outcome of the war, which marked the demise of the reign of the Early Companions, resulted in the lasting schism between Sunnite and Shi'ite Islam. Contrary to recent scholarly trends, the author brings out Ali's early claim to legitimate succession, which gained support from the Shi'a, and offers a convincing reinterpretation of early Islamic history. This book will make a major contribution to the debate over succession. Wilferd Madelung's book The Succession to Muhammad has been awarded the Best Book of the Year prize by the Islamic Republic of Iran for the year 1997.

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Genre: History
Author: Wilferd Madelung
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1997
File: 413 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521646960

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In the pages of Muhammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer, young readers will encounter a man very different from the figure often presented in Western popular culture. Drawing from biographies, the Quran, and hadith, Sarah Conover, co-author of Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs: A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents, relates the story of a radical prophet who challenged the rich and powerful, guided his community of followers through a dangerous time of persecution and exile, formed alliances with people of different beliefs, and preached "love for humanity what you love for yourself." Before he became one of the most venerated, and most misunderstood, religious leaders in history, Muhammad was an orphaned child and a shepherd. Written for readers 12 and up, and with a foreword by Eboo Patel (founder of Interfaith Youth Core and a member of the President's Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships), Muhammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer will educate and inspire young adults and adults of all faiths.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Sarah Conover
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Release: 2013
File: 114 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781558967045

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Genre: Islam
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Publisher: goodword
Release: 2000
File: 243 Pages
ISBN-13: 9788185063843

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In the Name of Elijah Muhammad tells the story of the Nation of Islam—its rise in northern inner-city ghettos during the Great Depression through its decline following the death of Elijah Muhammad in 1975 to its rejuvenation under the leadership of Louis Farrakhan. Mattias Gardell sets this story within the context of African American social history, the legacy of black nationalism, and the long but hidden Islamic presence in North America. He presents with insight and balance a detailed view of one of the most controversial yet least explored organizations in the United States—and its current leader. Beginning with Master Farad Muhammad, believed to be God in Person, Gardell examines the origins of the Nation. His research on the period of Elijah Muhammad’s long leadership draws on previously unreleased FBI files that reveal a clear picture of the bureau’s attempts to neutralize the Nation of Islam. In addition, they shed new light on the circumstances surrounding the murder of Malcolm X. With the main part of the book focused on the fortunes of the Nation after Elijah Muhammad’s death, Gardell then turns to the figure of Minister Farrakhan. From his emergence as the dominant voice of the radical black Islamic community to his leadership of the Million Man March, Farrakhan has often been portrayed as a demagogue, bigot, racist, and anti-Semite. Gardell balances the media’s view of the Nation and Farrakhan with the Nation’s own views and with the perspectives of the black community in which the organization actively works. His investigation, based on field research, taped lectures, and interviews, leads to the fullest account yet of the Nation of Islam’s ideology and theology, and its complicated relations with mainstream Islam, the black church, the Jewish community, extremist white nationalists, and the urban culture of black American youth, particularly the hip-hop movement and gangs.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mattias Gardell
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release: 1996-09-26
File: 482 Pages
ISBN-13: 0822318458

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Genre: Muslims
Author: Muḥammad Ḥusayn Haykal
Publisher: The Other Press
Release: 1994-05-01
File: 639 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789839154177

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