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In the footsteps of the prophet [electronic resource] : lessons from the life of Muhammad / Tariq Ramadan.

Author/Creator:
Ramadan, Tariq.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
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Subjects:
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Appreciation.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Ethics.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Teachings.
Muslims -- Conduct of life.
Islamic ethics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most important innovators of the century, Tariq Ramadan is a leading Muslim scholar, with a large following especially among young European and American Muslims. Now, in his first book written for a wide audience, he offers a marvelous biography of the Prophet Muhammad, one that highlights the spiritual and ethical teachings of one of the most influential figures in human history. Here is a fresh and perceptive look at Muhammad, capturing a life that was often eventful, gripping, and highly charged. Ramadan provides both an intimate portrait of a man wh
Contents:
Encounter with the sacred
Birth and education
Personality and spiritual quest
Revelation, knowledge
The message and adversity
Resistance, humility, and exile
Trials, elevation, and hopes
Hijrah
Medina, life, and war
Teachings and defeat
Tricks and treason
A dream, peace
Coming home
At home, over there
Debtless
In history, for eternity.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-19-974111-5
1-281-99846-X
9786611998462
0-19-970546-1
OCLC:
317144429