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Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala S.V. Mir Ahmed Ali

Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala

S.V. Mir Ahmed Ali

Published August 18th 2009
ISBN : 9780940368057
Hardcover
254 pages
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Less than 50 years after the death of Islam’s last prophet, Muhammad, an epic battle forever altered the course of Islam. Muhammad’s grandson Hussain was martyred in the sands of Karbala on what is now a holy pilgrimage site. This book helps to putMoreLess than 50 years after the death of Islam’s last prophet, Muhammad, an epic battle forever altered the course of Islam. Muhammad’s grandson Hussain was martyred in the sands of Karbala on what is now a holy pilgrimage site. This book helps to put the Battle of Karbala, known to Muslims as “the great sacrifice,” in a historical context. Including passages from the Qur’an and insights from religious scholars both Muslim and non-Muslim, Saving Monotheism in the Sands of Karbala is a guide valuable to both non-experts and those thoroughly versed in Islamic history.