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Muhammad : a very short introduction

Author: Jonathan A C Brown
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
Series: Very short introductions, 261
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the major aspects of Muhammad's life and its importance, providing both Muslim and Western historical perspectives. It explains the prominent roles that Muhammad's persona has played in the Islamic world throughout history, from the medieval to the modern period
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan A C Brown
ISBN: 9780199559282 0199559287
OCLC Number: 769413378
Notes: The life of the Messenger of God. Shaping Muhammad in history. Muhammad in Islamic civilization
Description: xviii, 140 s. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: The life of the Messenger of God --
Shaping Muhammad in history --
Muhammad in Islamic civilization.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 261
Responsibility: Jonathan A. C. Brown
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In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan A. Brown presents both the Muslim version of Muhammad's life, as well as the efforts of Western scholars to uncover the historical Muhammad. He considers the  Read more...

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