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The Resource The truth about Muhammad : founder of the world's most intolerant religion, Robert Spencer

The truth about Muhammad : founder of the world's most intolerant religion, Robert Spencer

Label
The truth about Muhammad : founder of the world's most intolerant religion
Title
The truth about Muhammad
Title remainder
founder of the world's most intolerant religion
Statement of responsibility
Robert Spencer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spencer, Robert
Dewey number
297.6/3
Index
index present
LC call number
BT1170
LC item number
.S657 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muḥammad
  • Islam
  • Islam
Target audience
adult
Label
The truth about Muhammad : founder of the world's most intolerant religion, Robert Spencer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006027740.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Polite fictions are useless
  • Draconian punishments?
  • Warrior prophet?
  • Islamic tolerance?
  • A kinder, gentler Muhammad
  • Veneration of Muhammad
  • Imitating Muhammad today
  • Frightening reality
  • What is to be done
  • Why I did not want to write this book
  • Death to "blasphemers"
  • Defending freedom of speech
  • Chapter 2
  • In search of the historic Muhammad
  • 19
  • What can we really know about Muhammad?
  • Qur'an
  • Hadith
  • Chronology of Muhammad's life
  • Sira
  • Historical fact and Muslim belief
  • Chapter 3
  • Muhammad becomes a prophet
  • 33
  • Arabia before Muhammad
  • Muhammad's early life
  • Khadija
  • First visitation
  • Suicidal despair returns
  • xi
  • Chapter 4
  • Muhammad's revelations and their sources
  • 47
  • Borrowings from Judaism
  • "Tales of the ancients"
  • Borrowings from Christianity
  • Other borrowings
  • Revelations of convenience?
  • Consequences
  • Modern embarrassment
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 5
  • "A warner in the face of a terrific punishment"
  • 73
  • Difficulties with the Quraysh
  • Evolution of the command to wage war
  • Satanic verses
  • Night Journey
  • Chapter 6
  • Muhammad becomes a warlord
  • 89
  • Why a biography of Muhammad is relevant today
  • Hijra
  • Covenant between the Muslims and the Jews
  • Conversion of Abdullah and tensions with the rabbis
  • Hypocrites
  • Nakhla raid
  • Break with the Jews and the change of qibla (direction for prayer)
  • Chapter 7
  • "War is deceit"
  • 103
  • Battle of Badr
  • 1
  • Allah fights for the Muslims
  • Problem of booty
  • Qaynuqa Jews
  • Anger toward Jews and Christians
  • Assassination and deceit
  • Quraysh strike back
  • Assuaging doubts after Uhud
  • Deportation of the Banu Nadir
  • Chapter 8
  • Casting terror into their hearts
  • Is Islam a religion of peace? Why it matters
  • 123
  • Battle of the Trench
  • Dealing with the Banu Qurayzah
  • Finding excuses for a massacre
  • Women of the Banu Mustaliq
  • Abdullah bin Ubayy and praying for one's enemies
  • Treaty of Hudaybiyya
  • Raid at Khaybar
  • Poisoning of Muhammad
  • Spoils of Khaybar
  • Dueling Muhammads
  • Chapter 9
  • Victorious through terror
  • 145
  • Conquest of Mecca
  • Apostates to be killed
  • Muhammad at the Ka'bah
  • Battle of Hunayn and mastery of Arabia
  • Invitations to Islam
  • Tabuk raid
  • Collecting the jizya
  • Why Muhammad matters
  • Last pilgrimage: the rights of women and the expulsion of the pagans
  • Murder of the poets
  • Muhammad's final illness
  • After Muhammad
  • Chapter 10
  • Muhammad's legacy
  • 169
  • War on Terror
  • Pedophile prophet?
  • Misogynist?
Control code
ocm71146374
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781596980280
Lccn
2006027740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
297.63 SP34 ; P ; XX-N ; C1106BT4 (ED)
Other control number
9781596980280
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71146374
  • (Sirsi) o71146374
Label
The truth about Muhammad : founder of the world's most intolerant religion, Robert Spencer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006027740.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Polite fictions are useless
  • Draconian punishments?
  • Warrior prophet?
  • Islamic tolerance?
  • A kinder, gentler Muhammad
  • Veneration of Muhammad
  • Imitating Muhammad today
  • Frightening reality
  • What is to be done
  • Why I did not want to write this book
  • Death to "blasphemers"
  • Defending freedom of speech
  • Chapter 2
  • In search of the historic Muhammad
  • 19
  • What can we really know about Muhammad?
  • Qur'an
  • Hadith
  • Chronology of Muhammad's life
  • Sira
  • Historical fact and Muslim belief
  • Chapter 3
  • Muhammad becomes a prophet
  • 33
  • Arabia before Muhammad
  • Muhammad's early life
  • Khadija
  • First visitation
  • Suicidal despair returns
  • xi
  • Chapter 4
  • Muhammad's revelations and their sources
  • 47
  • Borrowings from Judaism
  • "Tales of the ancients"
  • Borrowings from Christianity
  • Other borrowings
  • Revelations of convenience?
  • Consequences
  • Modern embarrassment
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 5
  • "A warner in the face of a terrific punishment"
  • 73
  • Difficulties with the Quraysh
  • Evolution of the command to wage war
  • Satanic verses
  • Night Journey
  • Chapter 6
  • Muhammad becomes a warlord
  • 89
  • Why a biography of Muhammad is relevant today
  • Hijra
  • Covenant between the Muslims and the Jews
  • Conversion of Abdullah and tensions with the rabbis
  • Hypocrites
  • Nakhla raid
  • Break with the Jews and the change of qibla (direction for prayer)
  • Chapter 7
  • "War is deceit"
  • 103
  • Battle of Badr
  • 1
  • Allah fights for the Muslims
  • Problem of booty
  • Qaynuqa Jews
  • Anger toward Jews and Christians
  • Assassination and deceit
  • Quraysh strike back
  • Assuaging doubts after Uhud
  • Deportation of the Banu Nadir
  • Chapter 8
  • Casting terror into their hearts
  • Is Islam a religion of peace? Why it matters
  • 123
  • Battle of the Trench
  • Dealing with the Banu Qurayzah
  • Finding excuses for a massacre
  • Women of the Banu Mustaliq
  • Abdullah bin Ubayy and praying for one's enemies
  • Treaty of Hudaybiyya
  • Raid at Khaybar
  • Poisoning of Muhammad
  • Spoils of Khaybar
  • Dueling Muhammads
  • Chapter 9
  • Victorious through terror
  • 145
  • Conquest of Mecca
  • Apostates to be killed
  • Muhammad at the Ka'bah
  • Battle of Hunayn and mastery of Arabia
  • Invitations to Islam
  • Tabuk raid
  • Collecting the jizya
  • Why Muhammad matters
  • Last pilgrimage: the rights of women and the expulsion of the pagans
  • Murder of the poets
  • Muhammad's final illness
  • After Muhammad
  • Chapter 10
  • Muhammad's legacy
  • 169
  • War on Terror
  • Pedophile prophet?
  • Misogynist?
Control code
ocm71146374
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781596980280
Lccn
2006027740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
297.63 SP34 ; P ; XX-N ; C1106BT4 (ED)
Other control number
9781596980280
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71146374
  • (Sirsi) o71146374

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