Untold: A History of the Wives of Prophet Muhammad Tamam Kahn

ISBN: 9780982324653

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Untold: A History of the Wives of Prophet Muhammad  by  Tamam Kahn

Untold: A History of the Wives of Prophet Muhammad by Tamam Kahn
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Finally, we get to meet the first women of Islam. Thank you for this brave book. –Coleman Barks, author of Essential Rumi, and other books on the great Persian Language poetBrilliant and illuminating . . . awesome in the depth of its research, theMoreFinally, we get to meet the first women of Islam.

Thank you for this brave book. –Coleman Barks, author of Essential Rumi, and other books on the great Persian Language poetBrilliant and illuminating . . . awesome in the depth of its research, the grace of its prose, and the beauty of its poetic voices. Alicia Ostriker, author, poet, and Professor Emerita of English at Rutgers UniversityPoet, historian and mystic, Tamam Kahn captures the voices and hearts of women you will never forget.

I would gladly sit at these womens feet night after night to hear their stories. -Elizabeth Cunningham, author of The Maeve ChroniclesUntold demystifies the most influential women at the dawn of Islam: Prophet Muhammads wives. They are presented in all their variety, among them, Khadija, a successful merchant and his only wife for twenty-five years- Umm Salama, who helped forge an important peace treaty- Rayhana and Safiyya, two Jewish captives- and there are others. This unusual book combines short biographies with meticulous research. The reader enters seventh century Arab culture and the first moments of what came to be a new religion.

This book is powerful womens storytelling.



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