Top Seller: After The Prophet by Lesley Hazleton – In this riveting narrative, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic tale at the center of the ongoing battle that exists between Sunni as well as Shia branch of Islam which has become the focus of the media more than ever before.
While Muhammad was dying, the fight over who would control of the newly-formed Islamic nation had already begun and was causing an era of succession that was with power grabs, murder, political intrigue and an intense belief. In the midst of it all, Islam was entangled in civil conflict and a scuffle pitting its founder’s wife Aisha and his nephew-in-law Ali as well as destroying Muhammad’s idea of unity.
With meticulous research and compelling stories, After the Prophet examines the tense relationship between politics and religion, psychology and culture, as well as both the past and the present. It’s a must-read guide to the depth and strength of the Shia-Sunni divide.
- Publisher : Doubleday; 1st edition
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0385523939
- ISBN-13 : 978-0385523936
- Weight : 1.1 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.35 x 1.02 x 9.53
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