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The Life of Muhammad

Don't waste your money on another Muhammad bio unless you are just starting out This one is slow reading and not the easiest to just read your way through. Jan 22, Lebor rated it really liked ibn ishaq life of muhammad If you're looking for a historical book to know a bit about the life of Muhammad this should be your first stop, not those 21st cen books which either have Muhammad as the devil himself or those which sugar coat and cover any controversial thing he does.

When Muhammad was six years old his mother died and he was left in the care of his grandfather Two years later his grandfather died and he ibn ishaq life of muhammad to live with his uncle, Abu Talib 79 who stood by Muhammad and protected him even into adulthood.

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Thy Lord is most beneficient, Who taught by the pen, Taught that which they knew not unto men. Muhammad woke up and began to wonder if he was demon possessed. Afraid that the local Quraysh tribes would think he was indeed demon possessed he considered throwing himself down a mountain to kill himself but on the way up the mountain he heard a voice saying he was the apostle of Ibn ishaq life of muhammad Instead of committing suicide, Muhammad decided to tell his wife, Khadija, of his dream and of his fear of demon possession Khadija sought advice from her cousin who was a Christian.


When he heard the story he assured her that Muhammad must be a prophet After that, Muhammad began receiving revelations. Khadija accepted his revelations as true, became ibn ishaq life of muhammad first ibn ishaq life of muhammad, and helped him in his work The first male to become a Muslim was Ali, at only 10 years old When the early Muslims prayed they often went to the glens around Mecca so their people could not see them praying.

Every tribe fell upon the Muslims among them, beating them and seducing them from their religion. If he wanted money, they would make him rich.

The Life of Muhammad by Muḥammad Ibn Isḥāq

If he wanted honor or sovereignty, they would make him a prince or even a king. For example, Bilal was a faithful Muslim slave who belonged to Umayya b.

Abu Bakr said he had a black slave who was not Muslim and was stronger than the slave being persecuted. He offered ibn ishaq life of muhammad trade slaves and the deal was accepted When the Quraysh heard this, they sent men to Abyssinia to force the Muslims to return. The case came before the king who said he would not surrender the Muslims to them.

He then summoned the Muslims and asked them about their religion. Muhammad had forbidden them from committing abominations, speaking lies, devouring property of orphans, or vilifying chaste women.

Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah - The Life of Muhammad Translated by A. Guillaume

When asked what he thought of Muhammad now, Abu Bakr said if he says it, its true. He slept that night in my house.


He prayed the final night prayer, then he slept and we slept.

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