Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala

Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala

by S. V. Mir Ahmed Ali
     
 

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Less than 50 years after the death of Islam’s last prophet, Muhammad, an epic battle forever altered the course of Islam. Muhammad’s grandson Hussain was martyred in the sands of Karbala on what is now a holy pilgrimage site. This book helps to put the Battle of Karbala, known to Muslims as “the great sacrifice,” in a historical context.

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Less than 50 years after the death of Islam’s last prophet, Muhammad, an epic battle forever altered the course of Islam. Muhammad’s grandson Hussain was martyred in the sands of Karbala on what is now a holy pilgrimage site. This book helps to put the Battle of Karbala, known to Muslims as “the great sacrifice,” in a historical context. Including passages from the Qur’an and insights from religious scholars both Muslim and non-Muslim, Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala is a guide valuable to both non-experts and those thoroughly versed in Islamic history.

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ISBN-13:
9780940368057
Publisher:
Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an
Publication date:
08/18/2009
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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