Ali ibn Abi Talib is the fourth Caliph of Islam, but he is the first to remember from among all the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad as far as bravery is concerned. This book brings to life the biography of this unique hero of Islam, the gallant lion of the fields, the standard-bearer of the heroes, and the pir, or spiritual guide, of believers. It thoroughly analyzes where and how he was raised, the dynamics that formed his personality and what sort of a future destiny lay in store for him.
His life has a lot to offer us today, presenting us with many examples and experiences that we can carry into our own social lives.
Resit Haylamaz, Ph.D., is an Islamic scholar and public speaker with a specialization in the early years of Islam and the life of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. He is the author of many biographies of early Muslims, including The Messenger: Prophet Muhammad and His Life of Compassion; Khadija: The First Muslim and the Wife of Prophet Muhammad; Aisha: The Wife, the Companion, the Scholar.
Age Range: 9+
Paperback: 134 pages
Publisher: Tughra Books
Dimensions: 5.0 x 0.4 x 8.0 inches