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Prophet

(The). Mahomet is so called. (570-632.) The Koran says there have been 200,000 prophets, only six of whom have brought new laws or dispensations; Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Mah…

Sons of the Prophets

Disciples or scholars belonging to the “college of the prophets,” or under instruction for the ministry. In this sense we call the University where we were educated our “A…

Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

The first poetical tale in Thomas Moore's Lalla Rookh. The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan was Hakim ben Allah, surnamed the Veiled (Mokanna), founder of an Arabic sect in the eighth century. …

From Private to Prophet

The Year in Movies by Peter Keough A year in film can be seen as a record of commercial and artistic achievement, in which case 1998 will be remembered as the year Holly…

The Koran/Sura XXI — The Prophets

Sura XXI — The ProphetsMecca — 112 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful THIS people's reckoning hath drawn nigh, yet, sunk in carelessness, they turn aside. …

Jonah

Jonah is the reluctant biblical prophet whose story appears in the book named for him. The short, fast-moving story opens with God instructing Jonah to go east from Israel to Assyria to "cry out" aga…

Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong became a household name in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, thanks to her best-selling books Through the Narrow Gate and Beginning the World, her autobiographical accounts of her life …