The first Muslims: history and memory
A fresh look at the origins and development of Islam, this is a fascinating reconstruction of the formative era of the Muslim community. Using a wealth of classical Arabic sources, it chronicles the lives of the Prophet Muhammad, his Companions, and the subsequent two generations of Muslims, together known as the the Pious Forebears. This accessible book takes a close look at the embryonic Muslim communities and explains the impact of the earliest converts on the development of Islam and its current beliefs.
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The first part of the book provides a historical survey of the first three generations of Muslims. It is in this area that Afsaruddin shines. She presents a history of the first three generations that ...
Review: The First Muslims: History and MemoryUser Review - Huma Rashid - Goodreads
If I could give this book 7/5 stars, I would. It's an incredible read, exhaustively researched and just jam-packed with Islamic historical fact. It's illuminating, and I learned so much from it. It ... Read full review
The Issue of Succession to the Prophet
The End of RightlyGuided Leadership
The Age of the Companions
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