Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet - The Warner Summary & Analysis

Karen Armstrong
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The Warner Summary and Analysis

The message of sura 93, the Sura of the Morning, was that people were supposed to care for the disadvantaged. In response to sura 93, Muhammad began his mission in 612. He believed himself to be a nadihir, or Warner, and his role was to deliver a message in and around Mecca. He originally saw his purpose as warning them of the evil of their ways, although his conception of his purpose would change with time. His message was to create a just society in which there was decent treatment of the disadvantaged and society's wealth was distributed. The people should regularly give to the poor and should not strive for accumulation of wealth.

The disadvantaged were among the first members of the Muslim community because of the hope Muhammad's teaching held for them. Even though he did attract some of the...

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