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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65
Muhammad's was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance; yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well known. In The First Muslim , Lesley Hazleton brings him vibrantly to life. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 33.70
Hauptbeschreibung "Das Leben Mohammeds" von Ibn Ishak gilt als die erste Biographie des großen islamischen Propheten. Der Autor verfasste sie im 8. Jahrhundert - etwa einhundert Jahre nach Mohammeds Tod. Wiederentdeckt und redigiert wurde sie von Ibn Hisham; übersetzt von Gustav Weil. Ibn Ishak gelingt ein menschliches Bild des Propheten, ohne die... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 280.00
Von Legenden überwuchert, durch Sprachregelungen entstellt, von Denkverboten verdunkelt, so zeigt sich dem Wissbegierigen das Bild Mohammeds. Ist er überhaupt eine historische Gestalt? Er ist es! So lautet das Ergebnis langjähriger Forschungsarbeit, die nicht nur die muslimischen Standardquellen einer kritischen Prüfung unterzogen hat, sondern auch... more...
- WND Books 2008; US$ 14.99
One day, an American on the verge of converting to Islam said to one of the editors, Please, I fear I am about to make the biggest mistake of my life. Please give me one solid reason not to convert. This is the book Joel Richardson wishes he had at that moment. Powerful, often shocking but always heartfelt, these essays from over a dozen individuals... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 34.95
There are many biographies of the Prophet, and they tend to fall into three categories: pious works that emphasize the virtues of the early Islamic community, general works for non-Muslim or non-specialist readers, and source-critical works that grapple with historiographical problems inherent in early Islamic history. In The Generalship of Muhammad... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
The global Muslim population includes a large number of lineal descendants and relatives of the Prophet Muhammad. These kinsfolk, most often known as "sayyid" or "sharif," form a distinct social category in many Muslim societies, and their status can afford them special treatment in legal matters and in the political sphere. This book brings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
Originally published in 1936. This volume discusses the Islamic faith in the perspective of the ancient Arabian monotheism and its similarities with Christianity and Judaism. The similarities not only in dogma, but also in the ritual of Nestorian Christianity are discussed as well as an interpretation of Mohammed?s religious personality. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
Originally published in 1985. Through use of the earliest sources together with psychological and sociological analysis `Ali Dashti brings out the reality of Mohammad?s leadership, dispels the fog of superstition which has built up around him, and discusses problems which are rarely examined. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views examines the element of the supernatural (or miracle stories) in the life of the Prophet Muhammad as depicted in two genres: prophetic biography (s?ra) and Qur'?n exegesis (tafs?r). more...