following muhammad

Book Title : Following Muhammad
Author : Carl W. Ernst
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Release Date : 2005-10-12
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9780807875803
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Avoiding the traps of sensational political exposes and specialized scholarly Orientalism, Carl Ernst introduces readers to the profound spiritual resources of Islam while clarifying diversity and debate within the tradition. Framing his argument in terms of religious studies, Ernst describes how Protestant definitions of religion and anti-Muslim prejudice have affected views of Islam in Europe and America. He also covers the contemporary importance of Islam in both its traditional settings and its new locations and provides a context for understanding extremist movements like fundamentalism. He concludes with an overview of critical debates on important contemporary issues such as gender and veiling, state politics, and science and religion.

Book Title : Why Is Muhammad Important to Muslims
Author : Jean Mead
Publisher : Evans Brothers
Release Date : 2008-01-01
Pages : 32
ISBN : 9780237534097
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Following on from the hugely successful 'Start-Up Religion', 'Step-Up Religion' is the next step up! Text is clear and divided into easily digestible paragraphs. A spread at the back of each book for teachers and parents provides more activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children.

Book Title : Muhammad and the Believers
Author : Fred M. Donner
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release Date : 2010-05-01
Pages : 280
ISBN : 0674050975
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Traces the history of Islam back from the twentieth century to its origins, discussing the faith-based "Believers' movement" started by the prophet Muhammad, and explaining how this led to the separation of Muslims from Christians and Jews as monotheists.

Book Title : The Messenger of God Muhammad
Author : Fethullah Gülen
Publisher : Tughra Books
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 432
ISBN : 1932099832
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This collection of sermons on the life of the Prophet Muhammad offers a deeper understanding of God's messenger by looking into his life from different points of view.

Book Title : Theorizing Islam
Author : Aaron W. Hughes
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2014-09-11
Pages : 160
ISBN : 9781317545941
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The scholarly study of Islam has become ever more insular and apologetic. Academic Islamic Studies has tried to maintain a focus on truth, authenticity, experience and meaning and has effectively avoided discussion of larger social, cultural and ideological issues. Many scholars of Islam have presented themselves to their colleagues, the media and the public as the interpreters of Islam and have done so with an interpretation which tends, almost universally, to the liberal and egalitarian. The ignorance and hostility which the Islamic faith has faced since 9/11 has partly necessitated the taking of such a position. But, as Theorizing Islam argues, the issue remains that only one interpretation of Islam is generally being presented and, as with any interpretation, this has its own assumptions. The aim of Theorizing Islam is to explore the potential for a fuller, more honest and more sophisticated approach to both theory and methodology in the academic study of Islam.

Book Title : The Life of Muhammad
Author : Muḥammad Ḥusayn Haykal
Publisher : The Other Press
Release Date : 1994-05-01
Pages : 639
ISBN : 9789839154177
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Book Title : William S Burroughs vs The Qur an
Author : Michael Muhammad Knight
Publisher : Soft Skull Press
Release Date : 2012-03-01
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781593764760
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When Michael Muhammad Knight sets out to write the definitive biography of his “Anarcho-Sufi” hero and mentor, writer Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey), he makes a startling discovery that changes everything. At the same time that he grows disillusioned with his idol, Knight finds that his own books have led to American Muslim youths making a countercultural idol of him, placing him on the same pedestal that he had given Wilson. In an attempt to forge his own path, Knight pledges himself to an Iranian Sufi order that Wilson had almost joined, attempts to write the Great American Queer Islamo-Futurist Novel, and even creates his own mosque in the wilderness of West Virginia. He also employs the “cut-up” writing method of Bey’s friend, the late William S. Burroughs, to the Qur’an, subjecting Islam’s holiest scripture to literary experimentation. William S. Burroughs vs. the Qur’an is the struggle of a hero-worshiper without heroes and the meeting of religious and artistic paths, the quest of a writer as spiritual seeker.

Book Title : Islamic Rulings on Warfare
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Publisher : DIANE Publishing
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ISBN : 9781428910393
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Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to the Qur n
Author : Jane Dammen McAuliffe
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2006-11-23
Pages : 332
ISBN : 052153934X
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An introduction to the Qur'an (Koran), a text that has guided the lives of millions.

Book Title : The greatness of Muhammad Ali What made the famous boxer into the Greatest
Author : Maike Wolf
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release Date : 2017-08-11
Pages : 28
ISBN : 9783668502789
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Essay from the year 2014 in the subject Sport - Sport History, grade: 1,0, , language: English, abstract: Muhammad Ali was and still is one of the most known athletes of our time. However, he is not only perceived as a great sportsman but also as a solid speaker with a pronounced sense of freedom and justice. He was born in a time where racial segregation was treated like a natural thing. He grew up in a world with people starting to rebel and fight against this injustice. Being a young African-American, he consequently was shaped by the events that took place, by the ideas growing and minds made up at this time. In this work, Muhammad Ali’s background, development and which impact his decisions and life had on his environment will be discussed. Furthermore, I will examine why he is seen as a special person or even a role model.