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The Historical Muhammad by Irving Zeitlin

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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Islam,
  • Religious & spiritual leaders,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Middle East,
  • Islam - Theology,
  • Religious,
  • GOD (ISLAM),
  • MUHAMMAD, PROPHET, d. 632,
  • Religion / Islam / Theology,
  • Islam - General,
  • Middle East - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7956836M
ISBN 100745639992
ISBN 109780745639994

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The Quest for the Historical Muhammad (), edited by Ibn Warraq, is an anthology of 15 studies examining the origins of Islam and the Quran. The contributors argue that traditional Islamic accounts of its history and the origins of the Quran are fictitious and based on historical revisionism aimed at forging a religious Arab identity. The Life of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) 3 How It All Began Nearly four thousand years ago, in the Sumerian town of Ur in the valley of the river Euphrates, lived a young man named Size: 1MB. The second book by British writer Karen Armstrong after “Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet” is a short biography in the series of “Eminent Lives.” The book shows how Muslims understand Muhammad.   In his quest for the historical Muhammad, Zeitlin's chief aim is to catch glimpses of the birth of Islam and the role played by its extraordinary founder. Islam, as its .