Karen Armstrong Writing Styles in Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet

Karen Armstrong
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Perspective

The book is written from the perspective of the third person with the author, Karen Armstrong, being the narrator. The book is informational and the result of the author's thorough research into the subject. The author does a good job in portraying Muhammad as a human being who was doing his best to bring about changes in the society around him.

The use of the third person allows Armstrong to provide all the necessary background material about the life of the Prophet and the details of the society in which he lived. Throughout the book, she draws analogies with the development of Christianity and Judaism and compares Muhammad with other prophets. She compares and contrasts the three major religions and explains how Islam developed to fulfill the need of the Arab culture, which, at that time, was based on tribal law and tradition, which included paganism.

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