Saladin: The Triumph of the Sunni Revival

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In this groundbreaking biography, Abdel Rahman Azzam narrates the life of Saladin, placing him in historical context against the backdrop of the 10th and 11th-century Sunni revival, a powerful sweeping intellectual renaissance that transformed every field of Islamic thought. Azzam contends that Saladin was not just the brilliant military commander of popular imagination but that his true greatness lay in his political and spiritual vision. He was an outsider whose life was filled with paradoxes. Famous for driving the ...

Saladin: The Triumph of the Sunni Revival 2014, The Islamic Texts Society, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781903682876

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