Muhammad : A Biography of the Prophet, Paperback

Muhammad : A Biography of the Prophet Paperback

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A life of the prophet Muhammad by bestselling religious writer Karen Armstrong. Most people in the West know very little about the prophet Muhammad.

The acclaimed religious writer Karen Armstrong has written a biography which will give us a more accurate and profound understanding of Islam and the people who adhere to it so strongly.

Muhammad also offers challenging comparisons with the two religions most closely related to it - Judaism and Christianity.




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Somehwhat defensive, but still enlightening. Provides the basis for Muslim beliefs.

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This short biography of Muhammad should be required reading for all Americans over the age of 12. Armstrong manages, in the course of telling what is known about the life of the Prophet, to put Islam in context, explain the Sunni-Shi'a division, and much more. This is really the best introduction to Islam I have read--now I have to read her history of Islam.

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