Fâṭima, Daughter of Muhammad (2nd ed.): Second Edition [Paperback]

Christopher Clohessy (Author)

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ISBN: 9781463239398 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: Islamic History and Thought | Volume: 10 | Year of Publication: 2019 | Language: English 373p, H229 x W152 (mm)




Fâṭima, Daughter of Muhammad (2nd ed.)

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The only child of Muhammad to survive him, Fâṭima was from early times taken up by Shî’a Islam, for whose adherents she is the virgin mother, the heavenly intercessor with untold power before God’s throne, and the grieving mother of al-Husayn, the Shi’a's most important martyr. During her life she was impoverished and weak, neglected, marginalized, and divested of justice: but her reward in heaven comprises incalculable riches, all those in heaven will bow their heads to her, and her company will be the angels and the friends of God. Here, for the first time, her story is told.

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