Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources - Chapters 31-40 Summary & Analysis

Martin Lings
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Chapters 31-40 Summary and Analysis

In chapter thirty-one,the Quraysh continue to persecute and harass followers of Muhammad. Yet, wherever he goes, the Prophet continues to convert people. Muhammad decides to ask his mother's family for protection so he can continue to spread Islam. The response is negative. Muhammad takes refuge in a cave near where he had received his first revelation. He sends a message to the chief of Nawfal, Mut'im, who agrees to protect the Prophet.

In chapter thirty-two, during the night, Muhammad goes to the Mosque and falls asleep. Gabriel comes to Muhammad three times and they travel to Jerusalem where other Prophets, such as Abraham, Moses and Jesus, wait. Muhammad is taken up to Heaven and reaches the Lote Tree of Uttermost End. Everything beyond is known only to God. Muhammad receives the command for fifty prayers a day and...

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