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Muhammad: Aspects of His Biography

Muhammad: Aspects of His Biography

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Heavily illustrated, this thrilling text gives some absorbing glimpses of the gloriously rich life of the Prophet.
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Heavily illustrated, this thrilling text gives some absorbing glimpses of the gloriously rich life of the Prophet, inspiring young people to emulate the best man that ever walked on God's earth.

 

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Ziauddin Sardar born 31 October 1951, Pakistan, is a London-based scholar, writer, cultural critic and public intellectual who specialises in Muslim thought, the future of Islam, futures studies and science and cultural relations. Prospect magazine has named him as one of Britain's top 100 public intellectuals and The Independent newspaper calls him: 'Britain's own Muslim polymath'.

Ziauddin Sardar was born in Pakistan, but educated and brought up in Britain. He read physics and then information science at the City University, London. After a five-year stint at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – where he became a leading authority on the hajj, pilgrimage to Mecca he returned to work as Middle East correspondent of the science magazines Nature and New Scientist. In 1982, he joined London Weekend Television as a reporter and helped launch the trend setting Asian programme Eastern Eye. In the early 1980s, he was among the founders of Inquiry, a magazine of ideas and policy focusing on Muslim countries, which played a major part in promoting reformist thought in Islam. While editing Inquiry, he established the Center for Policy and Futures Studies at East-West University in Chicago.

Sardar has lived the life of a scholar-adventurer and has travelled extensively throughout the world. From 1974 to 1979, he lived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he worked for the Hajj Research Centre at the King Abdul Aziz University. During this period he travelled throughout the Islamic world researching his first book, Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World (Croom Helm, 1977). In the early 1980s, he edited the pioneering Muslim magazine 'Inquiry', before establishing the Centre for Policy and Futures Studies at East-West University in Chicago. During the 1990s, he lived in Kuala Lumpur, where he was an advisor to Anwar Ibrahim, the former Deputy Prime Minister and now the Leader of the Opposition. He has also lived in Chicago and The Hague and for short periods in Cairo and Fez.

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EAN 13 / ISBN 9780860370239
Author Ziauddin Sardar
Publisher Kube Publishing
Pages 68
Manufacturer Kube Publishing
Year Published 2009
Weight 0.65 lb
Width 7.1 in
Height 9.6 in
Depth 0.3 in

EAN 13 / ISBN 9780860370239
Author Ziauddin Sardar
Publisher Kube Publishing
Pages 68
Manufacturer Kube Publishing
Year Published 2009
Weight 0.65 lb
Width 7.1 in
Height 9.6 in
Depth 0.3 in

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