After the Prophet

A narrative history of the origins of the Shia and Sunni conflict describes how a seventh-century struggle between the supporters of the late Muhammad's surviving family members erupted in a massacre at Karbala that would become a central component of Shia Islam.

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  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0385523947
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 6 reviews
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After the Prophet

After the Prophet
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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A narrative history of the origins of the Shia and Sunni conflict describes how a seventh-century struggle between the supporters of the late Muhammad's surviving family members erupted in a massacre at Karbala that would become a central component of Shia Islam.

After the Prophet

After the Prophet
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder's controversial

After the Prophet

After the Prophet
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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A narrative history of the origins of the Shia and Sunni conflict describes how a seventh-century struggle between the supporters of the late Muhammad's surviving family members erupted in a massacre at Karbala that would become a central component of Shia Islam.

The Prophets

The Prophets
  • Author : Robert Jones, Jr.
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 January 2021
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Instant New York Times Bestseller "May this book cast its spell on all of us, restore to us some memory of our most warrior and softest selves." —The New York Times Book Review “A new kind of epic...A grand achievement...While The Prophets' dreamy realism recalls the work of Toni Morrison...its penetrating focus on social dynamics stands out more singularly.” —Entertainment Weekly A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on

The Prophet

The Prophet
  • Author : Kahlil Gibran
  • Publisher : First Avenue Editions ™
  • Release : 01 August 2021
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Lebanese-American author Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet is one of the world's best-selling books of poetry. In twenty-six poetic essays, Gibran writes from the perspective of fictional prophet Almustafa, who has recently returned to his place of birth, Orphalese. The poems detail Almustafa's philosophies on important subjects such as crime and punishment, death, and marriage, as well as everyday subjects such as clothing and eating and drinking. Other poetic essays in The Prophet include "Joy and Sorrow," "Freedom," and "Good and

The Prophet

The Prophet
  • Author : Kahlil Gibran
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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A mystical poem shares the parting words of a prophet in answer to questions about love, marriage, children, time, work, and death

Jezebel

Jezebel
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Doubleday Religion
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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A fascinating portrait of the Bible's most notorious woman narrates the saga of Jezebel, the Phoenician princess married to King Ahab, and her violent conflict with the prophet Elijah, which became a symbol of the ancient battle between polytheism and Jewish monotheism, offering the story of the ultimate downfall of a powerful woman and its repercussions. Reprint.

The Prophet's Heir

The Prophet's Heir
  • Author : Hassan Abbas
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 23 February 2021
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The life and legacy of one of Mohammad’s closest confidants and Islam’s patron saint: Ali ibn Abi Talib Ali ibn Abi Talib is arguably the single most important spiritual and intellectual authority in Islam after prophet Mohammad. Through his teachings and leadership as fourth caliph, Ali nourished Islam. But Muslims are divided on whether he was supposed to be Mohammad’s political successor—and he continues to be a polarizing figure in Islamic history. Hassan Abbas provides a

Memories of Muhammad

Memories of Muhammad
  • Author : Omid Safi
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 17 November 2009
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In Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters, leading Islamic scholar Omid Safi presents a portrait of Muhammad that reveals his centrality in the devotions of modern Muslims around the world. This religious biography offers new insights into Islam, covering such hot button issues such as the spread of Islam, holy wars, the role of women, the significance of Jerusalem, tensions with Jews and Christians, wahabbi Islam, and the role of cyberspace in the evolution of the religion.

The History of Islam After the Prophet's Death

The History of Islam After the Prophet's Death
  • Author : Mahdi Pishva'i
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 11 January 2017
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This book presents the history of Islam and Arabian Peninsula before the advent of Islam and up till the death of the Prophet Muhammad. It starts giving an overview of the political, social and religious situation Arabian peninsula before the advent of Islam, then it provides an extensive biography of the birth and life of the Prophet Muhammad and the impact of his preaching to the Arab population, the oppositions and wars against the spreading of Islam, the Hijrah (great

The Wizard and the Prophet

The Wizard and the Prophet
  • Author : Charles C. Mann
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 23 January 2018
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From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world. In forty years, Earth's population will reach ten billion. Can our world support that? What kind of world will it be? Those answering these questions generally fall into two deeply divided groups--Wizards

The Life of the Prophet Muhammad

The Life of the Prophet Muhammad
  • Author : Leila Azzam,Aisha Gouverneur,Mary Hampson Minifie
  • Publisher : Fons Vitae
  • Release : 01 February 2003
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- A special edition was produced for the Bosnian Minister of Education. - What everyone needs to know to understand the Muslim World and The Nature of the Prophet Mohammed as the role model of for the lives of all Muslims. - An authentic and accurate biography prepared for Muslim children, widely used in university religion courses. - Has been translated into Arabic, Bosnian and Spanish. - full color illustrations.

The First Muslim

The First Muslim
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 24 January 2013
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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited—and remade. Lesley Hazleton's new book, Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto, is out now from Riverhead Books. 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

Agnostic

Agnostic
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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“Vital” –The New York Times Book Review “Provocative…[Hazleton] paddles the river of doubt with energy and exuberance.” –The Seattle Times A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging—and ultimately the most honest—stance toward the mysteries of existence. One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” But as the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and

The Heirs Of The Prophet Muhammad

The Heirs Of The Prophet Muhammad
  • Author : Barnaby Rogerson
  • Publisher : Abacus
  • Release : 04 November 2010
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The Prophet Muhammad taught the word of God to the Arabs. Within a generation of his death, his followers - as vivid a cast of heroic individuals as history has known - had exploded out of Arabia to confront the two great superpowers of the seventh-century and establish Islam and a new civilization. That the protagonists originated from the small oasis communities of central Arabia gives their adventures, their rivalries, their loves and their achievements an additional vivacity and intimacy.