The First Muslim

The First Muslim

The Story of Muhammad

eBook - 2013
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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited-- and remade. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full complexity and vitality. Hazleton follows the arc of Muhammad's rise from powerlessness to power, from anonymity to renown.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2013.
ISBN: 9781101602003
Characteristics: 1 online resource (320 pages) : map.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: 1st Muslim


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Jun 04, 2017

A well written book with sufficient background to make for a tale well told. Bibliography was detailed but where are the footnotes? As with Tariq Ramadan's "In the Steps of the Prophet", nowhere is the age of Aisha mentioned, which according to Hadith reported by Sahih Muslim, betrothal at age 6 and consummation at age 9.


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