Famous for driving the crusaders out of Jerusalem and for his bitter war of attrition with Richard the Lionheart, and fabled for his chivalry and generosity, he became the most powerful man in the Islamic empire, but died penniless, without enough money to line his coffin.
As this timely study shows, Iqbal's commitment to integrating elements from Islamic and Western traditions makes him worthy of serious attention from students of religion, philosophy and other fields, and of particular relevance to the pressing concern to define common ground between those two traditions.
Throughout history—from the golden age of the empires of Arabia, Iraq, Persia, and India, up to modern day—Muslims have shaped our world in essential ways, with achievements in music, medicine, politics, human rights, literature, sports, technology, and more.
The Way of Mary: Maryam, Beloved of God is a weaving of strands from ancient sources, traditional stories, poetry, and prayers of Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and beyond (with full-color illustrations), to reveal, through the illuminated being and twelve life stations of Beloved Mary
Spirituality in Islam has always been strongly connected to the descendants of the Blessed Prophet. This book tells the story of a major branch of Ahl al Bayt or House of Prophecy, the Ba’Alawis of Southern Yemen.