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Memories of Muhammad Why the Prophet Matters

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ISBN-10: 0061231347

ISBN-13: 9780061231346

Edition: 2009

Authors: Omid Safi

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Who was the historical Muhammad, and how do Muslims remember him-as a holy prophet, a cultural revolutionary, a military leader, or a spiritual mystic? Unending media coverage of extremist fanatics, the controversy over offensive cartoon depictions of Muhammad, and fatwas against journalists and authors are all hard to ignore and have prejudiced our Western perceptions of Muslims and their founder. This definitive biography of the founder of Islam by a leading Muslim-American scholar will reveal invaluable new insights, finally providing a fully three-dimensional portrait of Muhammad and the one billion people who follow him today.Memories of Muhammad presents Muhammad as a lens through…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.13" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

David L. Chappell is Rothbaum Professor of Modern American History at the University of Oklahoma. He is author of Inside Agitators: White Southerners in the Civil Rights Movement.Omid Safi is associate professor of Islamic studies at Colgate University and co-chair of the steering committee for the Study of Islam at the American Academy of Religion. He is editor of Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism.

The World Before Muhammad
The Muhammadi Revolution
The Ascension of Muhammad: Face-to-Face with God
Islam as an Abrahamic Tradition
Life After the Prophet, Death After Hossein
Echoes of Muhammadi Grace
Art Credits
Scripture Index
Subject Index