Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources - Chapters 81-85 Summary & Analysis

Martin Lings
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Chapters 81-85 Summary and Analysis

In chapter eighty-one, Muhammad receives more revelations, which set up the hierarchy of Islam. Submission of faith is the lowest. Others show men divided into three groups: those of the right or the saved, those of the left or the damned, and those of the foremost or the slaves of God.

In chapter eighty-two, Muhammad gives the promise of Paradise to some of his followers. He promises his people that God will not abandon them. He also tells them of an Antichrist who would come and urges them to be ready to fight against this. He speaks to them of the signs to come that will tell that people that the end is near.

In chapter eighty-three, Gabriel comes to Muhammad during Ramadan. In other years, Gabriel recites the Koran once and Muhammad recites it once, but this year...

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