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  • Pilgrimage To The Holy City Of Mecca
    702 words
    Muhammad is by far one of the most influential men in the history of the religious world. Even today his teachings are still worldly known and his views on dying for a place in heaven result in our terrorist bombings, suicide, and even the world trade center disaster. To understand the fundamentals and the reasons why Islam is a violent religion you have to divert back to the teachings of Muhammad and his life. Muhammad was born around 572 B. C to his father Abdallah and his mother Amina. Both o...
  • Muhammad As A Messenger
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    Muhammad Muhammad was born about AD 570 in the city of Mecca, an important trading center in western Arabia. He was a member of the Hashim clan of the powerful Quraysh tribe. Because Muhammad's father, Abd Allah, died before he was born and his mother, Amina, when he was 6 years old, he was placed in the care of his grandfather and, after 578, of his uncle Abu Talib, who succeeded as head of the Hashim clan. At the age of about 25, Muhammad entered the employ of a rich widow, Khadijah, in her co...
  • Favor By God For Muhammad
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    The book Muhammad, by Michael Cook, describes the impact Muhammad has had on the world as we know it. It explains why Muhammad chose the paths he did, and how certain laws came about. Cook offers a very objective view of the laws and policies Muhammad outlined in the Koran, and the traditions that are carried on that supplement his written law. The author first summarizes the historical life of Muhammad. This begins with his birth and life before he was given his mission. Next comes his struggle...
  • Muhammad And The Muslims Of Medina
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    Muhammad, whose full name was Abu al-Qasim Muhammad in 'Abd Allah in " Abd al-Muttalib in Hashim, was born in Mecca around 570 AD after the death of his father, 'Abd Allah. Muhammad was at first under the care of his paternal grandfather, 'Abd al-Muttalib. Because the climate of Mecca was considered to be unhealthful, he was given as an infant to a wet nurse from a nomadic tribe and spent some time in the desert. At six, he lost his mother, Amina h of the clan of Zahra, and at eight his grandfat...
  • Muhammad And Some Muslim Followers
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    The Nature and Role of Muhammad the Prophet in Islam Born in approximately 571 AD, Muhammad is the most important and influential leader of the Islamic religion. His ability to influence people into believing his experiences helped the Islamic faith become what it is today. There are millions of people in this world whose lives have some how been effected by this man in one way or another. He has played a significant part in the development of Islam, and the happenings throughout his lifetime ha...
  • Muhammad Charlemagne Throughout History Times
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    Influential figures in Medieval Europe: Muhammad & Charlemagne Throughout history times have changed and lands have changes hands due to influential individuals who shaped it. Whether use of charisma or belief in the supernatural characteristics of these individuals has determined the extent to which they have influence over their society in their time. Muhammad the prophet started a religion which now is practiced by one-seventh of the entire world's population. Charlemagne defeated everyone an...

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