Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources - Chapters 41-50 Summary & Analysis

Martin Lings
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Chapters 41-50 Summary and Analysis

In chapter forty-one, Muhammad receives a revelation giving permission to fight the Quraysh. The Quraysh are most vulnerable in their caravans so the decision is made to use raids. The Quraysh are aware of the growing threat, but feel that they are safe in caravans to the south. However, Muhammad hears about one and he sends a small group to scout it. The group realizes that the Quraysh are unaware of their presence and decide to fight as two of the men in the caravan are opponents of Islam. The group of Emigrants takes over the caravan and brings the prisoners and camels back to Medina.

In chapter forty-two, Muhammad prepares to attack another wealthy caravan that is expected to travel back to Mecca from Syria. However, someone in Medina sends word to the Quraysh about Muhammad's plans. Muhammad...

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