Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet - Muhammad the Man of al-Llah Summary & Analysis

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Muhammad the Man of al-Llah Summary and Analysis

There was an Arab merchant named Muhammad who lived in Mecca in the seventh century. He followed his religion and made the yearly spiritual retreat to a cave in Mount Hira, where he had an experience that would affect Islam and the world. At this time, the al-Llah of Islam was accepted as the one God even though there were no scriptures for the religion or messenger for the religion. This changed in 610 when Muhammad had an experience with an angel who commanded him to recite. Muhammad responded by reciting what would become the Quran. As a result of this experience, he began preaching to the Arab world, which consisted of a variety of tribes without any unified laws. He preached for the next twenty three years, until his death on June 8, 632.

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