After the Prophet The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam (PDF) (Print)

After the Prophet The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam (PDF) (Print)

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Author :Lesley Hazleton

Condition : New

Binding : Varies

Pages : 256

Publisher : Anchor

Language : English

Publication Year : 2010

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder's controversial wife Aisha against his son-in-law Ali, and shattering Muhammad’s ideal of unity.

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Author :Lesley Hazleton

Condition : New

Binding : Varies

Pages : 256

Publisher : Anchor

Language : English

Publication Year : 2010

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder's controversial wife Aisha against his son-in-law Ali, and shattering Muhammad’s ideal of unity.