Muhammad

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HarperCollins, Sep 10, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 290 pages
17 Reviews

This vivid and detailed biography strips away centuries of distortion and myth and presents a balanced view of the man whose religion continues to dramatically affect the course of history.

  

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Review: Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet

User Review  - Allyson Abu-hajar - Goodreads

I had read this some time back, and just recently purchased my own copy. Karen Armstrong provides a great source of history during the time period and brings clarity to what transpired. I recommend ... Read full review

Review: Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet

User Review  - Su - Goodreads

So far it is utterly fascinating to read a biography of the Prophet with a more in-depth examination to determine his place in history as a man and political leader, not necessarily a religious figure ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
1
Introduction
9
Muhammad the Enemy
21
Muhammad the Man of alLlah
45
Jabiliyab
55
Revelation
72
The Warner
91
The Satanic Verses
108
A New Direction
134
Holy War
164
Holy Peace
211
Death of the Prophet
250
Notes
267
Select Bibliography
278
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About the author (1993)

Karen Armstrong, author, scholar, and journalist, is among the world's foremost commentators on religious history and culture. Her books include the bestselling A History of God and The Battle for God, as well as Buddha and Islam: A Short History.

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