Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet - Holy Peace Summary & Analysis

Karen Armstrong
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Holy Peace Summary and Analysis

The Meccans were unable to get rid of Muhammad and the umma. Mecca's days of power were coming to an end and Muhammad still helped to convert them to Islam. Now Muhammad could see that Arab unity was not impossible. He was looking to bring the Quran to other parts of Arabia, Syria and Iraq.

In 627-628, Muhammad began to build an alliance with different tribes. Medina had developed to the point where it needed trade so Muhammad tries to weaken the Meccan monopoly. The people of Mecca and Medina continued to attack each other's caravans. The Meccans knew they had to prevent Muhammad from entering their city.

Muhammad sent an emissary, who the Quraysh took as a hostage and then sent word to the Muslims that they had killed him. Muhammad vowed not to leave the area until...

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