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Muhammad : a biography of the prophet

Author: Karen Armstrong
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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This biography attempts to strip away centuries of distortion and myth and present a balanced view of Muhammad, the man whose religion, Islam, continues to dramatically affect the course of history.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armstrong, Karen, 1944-
Muhammad.
[San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1992
(OCoLC)624517727
Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad, Prophet; Muhammad, Prophet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 0062500147 9780062500144
OCLC Number: 24846478
Notes: "U.K. edition published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. in 1991"--Title page verso.
Description: 290 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Muhammad the enemy ---
2. Muhammad the man of al-Llah ---
3. Jahiliyah ---
4. Revelation ---
5. The warner ---
6. The satanic verses ---
7. Hijra : a new direction ---
8. Holy war ---
9. Holy peace ---
10. Death of the prophet?
Responsibility: Karen Armstrong.

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This biography attempts to strip away centuries of distortion and myth and present a balanced view of Muhammad, the man whose religion, Islam, continues to dramatically affect the course of history.

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