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By Lesley Hazleton

ISBN-10: 0385523939

ISBN-13: 9780385523936

During this gripping narrative historical past, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic tale on the middle of the continued competition among the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the inside track now greater than ever.
Even as Muhammad lay demise, the conflict over who may take keep watch over of the recent Islamic country had started, starting a succession hindrance marked via strength grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam used to be embroiled in civil struggle, pitting its founder's debatable spouse Aisha opposed to his son-in-law Ali, and shattering Muhammad’s excellent of unity.
Combining meticulous study with compelling storytelling, After the Prophet explores the risky intersection of faith and politics, psychology and tradition, and historical past and present occasions. it's an quintessential advisor to the intensity and gear of the Shia–Sunni split.

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P. 33. 50 Zakllirat af-Muli:ik. n. 87. , f. 88a. , ff. 19b and 92. Shari'a. AkhHiq and Governance 45 relative of theirs is inclined to accept Islam. he should not be discouraged and dissuaded from doing so. (7) They should give due respect to Muslims, and (8) if a Muslim happens to visit a place where a non-Muslim occupies a seat, the latter must vacate it for the Muslim. (9) They should not dress like the Muslims. (10) They should not use Muslim names. (I I) They should ride on horses without reins and saddles.

M. Ishaq Khan, however, does not agree with this position. See his Kashmir's Transilioll to Islam: The Role oflhe MUSlim Rishis (Fifieenth 10 Eighteelllh Cenluries), Delhi, 1994, pp. 4-21,22-35 and 221-40. M. Azizuddin, 'Political Ideas ofMir Sayyid Ali Hamad

56­ ~M A"kh/aq-i HUlniiyuni, ff. 30a-30b. 7. , f. 30b. 92 Nur at-Din Qazi al-Khaqani, Akhk7q-i Jahangiri, British Library, London, Oriental and India Office Collections (OIOC). MS. 2207, f. 274b. P. Hourani. Reason and Tradition inls/al/lic Ethics. Cambridge. 1985. 57-8. , ff. 39b--40a. The author mentions the famous anecdote of the caliph's encounter with the cursing widow who had nothing for her hungry children, and as they cried of hunger she pretended to cook something rorthem until they slept.

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