The Background of the Birth of Islam
An analytical study of sociological, political and religious conditions in surrounding Arabia prior to the birth of Islam. The book comprises a series of lectures delivered by Shaheed Beheshti, during the years 1966-7 in the Hamburg Islamic Center. Addressing predominently a group of Iranian students in Germany every Saturday he attracted a general audience of international students and other interested in Islam. In the opening chapter of this book, the writer has delivered at some length on the characteristics of an appropriate research methodology to deal with religious subjects which he then follows in setting out his geographically distributed chapters concluding each chapter with brief question answer dicussion and concludion.