Menarik untuk membaca sesuatu yang subjeknya sangat rapat dengan agama Islam tetapi ditulis oleh orang bukan Islam. I didn't mean to offend anyone but if I did, please forgive me. What I liked most about this book is that it's in English, because that is the first language that I speak and most of all the first language that I think in. Season Three of Resurrection Ertugrul is now on Netflix. Abusing this feature is also a violation of the Community Guidelines, so don't do it. Impeccably researched and thrillingly readable, Hazleton s narrative creates vivid insight into a man navigating between idealism and pragmatism, faith and politics, nviolence and violence, rejection and acclaim.
How did the pariah hounded out of Mecca turn exile into a new and victorious beginning? They can give a false view. How did a merchant come to challenge the established order with a new vision of social justice? She provides references for everything all except the p As a muslim I found the book an excellent analysis. What she uncovers is a complex yet utterly relatable man whose personal trials and triumphs changed the course of history. I really wanted to read this book, but I found her writing style so frustrating that I abandoned it after 50 pages. The First Muslim illuminates t only an immensely significant figure but his lastingly relevant legacy. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full, in all his complexity and vitality.
How did the pariah hounded out of Mecca turn exile into a new and victorious beginning? Hazelton takes this understanding through three separate sections. The author is very critical in her approach to find the truth in history especially when there are incidences of miracles. The one thing the book did do is make me as a muslim look at the view of the Prophet which is force fed to us from birth, and which itself is never challenged. A very apt biography of one of the most influential man in Muslim dom. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full, in all his complexity and vitality. Ths has to be one of the best books i have read this year and I would highly recommend it. This has however remained unexplored in scholarship on the Islamic world.
Life in the 7th century was very different than the lives we live in the 21st century and I can't imagine how Lesley with such certainty can tell us what these people were thinking. The author looks unbiased throughout the book. How did a merchant come to challenge the established order with a new vision of social justice? Her newest book, The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad reflects the detailed research she has completed in her previous books. This is a wonderful book. How did a child shunted to the margins end up revolutionizing his world? Hazleton has attempted to humanise Muhammad, stripping him from all the 'drama' and magic, leaving behind a plausible historic chronicle. She indirectly portrays Mohammad as the villain from his dealings with the Jews. This is easily understandable as her background is Jewish.
Impeccably researched and thrillingly readable, Hazleton's narrative creates vivid insight into a man navigating between idealism and pragmatism, faith and politics, nonviolence and violence, rejection and acclaim. How did the outsider become the ultimate insider? A love from which transcendence is still beyond our collective thoughts, beyond our known definitions, yet everything there is deemed by God towards that direction. She even provides us insights on what Abu-Sufyan and other opponents of Mohammad were thinking. In this non typical biography, she uses history, philosophy, sociology and even modern day psychology to interpret the mass of information that has accumulated about Muhammad over t The First Muslim is a beautifully written and very readable account of the life of the prophet Muhammad and the rise of Islam. It called on the values and ethics that had once been the pride of Arabia, celebrating the past even as it looked to the future.
Some of it is a tale of Leslie Hazelton's is the best recounting of the Sunni - Shia split that I've read. If you read it in a non biased way, you have to give Hazleton the credit for her research. I couldn't get past the suppositions Hazelton made. Still, it was certainly worth the read. But the only reasonable thing a 21st century Muslim with a critical thinking faculty can and should do is to research the unsavoury stuff for themselves.
The First Muslim illuminates not only an immensely significant figure but his lastingly relevant legacy. . Not to a middle-aged man who had hoped perhaps at most a simple moment of grace instead of this vast blinding weight of revelation. Hazelton discusses his demise from two places: his concerns about who of the living will carry forward the truth of his teachings and the simplicity of manner in which he left the world. The only trouble I have with this book is it is impossible to completely demystify something that would be beyond our understanding, and as must as she tries to give an unbiased account, hindsight and experiences do creeping, especially in the later chapters.
What I got was a lot of assuming what Muhammad's feelings, thoughts and emotions were. In this non typical biography, she uses history, philosophy, sociology and even modern day psychology to interpret the mass of information that has accumulated about Muhammad over the centuries. Oleh itu,beliau cenderung untuk mengkaji Nabi Muhammad S. Muhammad s was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance; yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well known. Lesley doesn't change her style in this book. The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited—and remade.