Buy After the Prophet in Pakistan
Buy After the Prophet in Pakistan
21% OFF

After the Prophet : The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split

Paperback

Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder’s controversial wife Aisha against his son-in-law Ali, and shattering Muhammad’s ideal of unity.

Cash on delivery across Pakistan
Original Publisher
Free bookmark with every book

 1,375  1,095

You Save:  280 (20%)
Only few left in stock. Almost Gone!
Categories: , , ISBN: 9780385523943

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder’s controversial wife Aisha against his son-in-law Ali, and shattering Muhammad’s ideal of unity. Combining meticulous research with compelling storytelling, After the Prophet explores the volatile intersection of religion and politics, psychology and culture, and history and current events. It is an indispensable guide to the depth and power of the Shia-Sunni split.

Format

Publication Year

2010

Author

Lesley Hazleton

Publisher

Anchor Books