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Mohammed, the man and his faith

Author: Tor Andræ
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An essential survey of the origins, tenets, and substance of Islam, this biographical classic encompasses the rich diversity of Mohammed's influence, exploring not only his impact on religion and history but also his political and social relevance. Comprehensive in scope and even-handed in perspective, this is one of the finest volumes available in English about Islam. "A book of permanent value ... should be  Read more...
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Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad, Prophet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tor Andræ
ISBN: 0486411362 9780486411361
OCLC Number: 42780302
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1936.
Description: 194 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Translator's preface --
Introduction --
Ch. 1. Arabia at the time of Mohammed --
Ch. 2. From Mohammed's childhod to his prophetic call --
Ch. 3. Mohammed's religious message --
Ch. 4. Mohammed's doctrine of revelation --
Ch. 5. The conflict with the Quraish --
Ch. 6. The ruler of Medina --
Ch. 7. Mohammed's personality --
Index.
Other Titles: Mohammed, sein Leben und sein Glaube.
Responsibility: Tor Andrae ; translated by Theophil Menzel.
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An essential survey of the origins, tenets, and substance of Islam, this biographical classic encompasses the rich diversity of Mohammed's influence, exploring not only his impact on religion and history but also his political and social relevance. Comprehensive in scope and even-handed in perspective, this is one of the finest volumes available in English about Islam. "A book of permanent value ... should be studied by every generation of students in courses on religion."--The Moslem World.

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