By Adil Salahi
EPUB eISBN: 9780860375685
Muslims worldwide see Muhammad as God's final messenger to mankind. via his activities, he confirmed tips on how to dwell a existence that gives for the entire wishes of physique, brain, and soul, and elevates man's aspirations in the direction of a chic perfect in an easy, direct, and honest demeanour. He outfitted a kingdom that used to be devoted to fact and justice and to the liberation of guy during the international. He wrote to emperors, kings, and rulers, calling on them to think in God and to stick with His message, but, even as, he lived a lifetime of poverty, leaving apart the riches that have been provided to him.
At a time while the Prophet is far maligned by way of writers, cartoonists, and numerous different detractors, this e-book goals to teach Muhammad's real personality intimately, either in its so much daily and so much outstanding moments.
Adil Salahi's writings comprise the acclaimed Muhammad: guy and Prophet and Pioneers of Islamic Scholarship, and the English translation of the eighteen-volume within the colour of the Qur'an. His major occupation has been in radio and print journalism, and for over thirty years he used to be editor of "Islam in Perspective," a twice-weekly full-page column within the Arab information, a Saudi day-by-day newspaper.
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Mus[ab was also to organize the efforts of advocacy of Islam among the people of Yathrib. His mission was very successful, and Islam spread rapidly in Yathrib, with whole clans converting to the new faith. On his return to Makkah ten months later, Mus[ab reported to the Prophet that the city offered a good base for Islam. The pilgrimage season of the following year (622 CE), which was the thirteenth since the start of Islam, witnessed an unprecedented step in Arabia. The Prophet met with seventy-three men and two women from Yathrib, who were all Muslims.
When these months of grace are over, slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them captive, besiege them, and lie in wait for them at every conceivable place. Yet if they should repent, take to prayer and pay the zakat, let them go their way. For God is Much-forgiving, Merciful. (9: 1-5) This announcement meant that the Muslims were bound by the treaties they made with believers to the end of the terms specified by those treaties, provided that the other party had honoured their obligations under their treaty in full.
The attackers could only lay a siege, hoping for the morale of the defenders to collapse. The first couple of weeks of the siege showed no weakening in the Muslim ranks. The mastermind behind the forging of the alliance, Huyayy ibn Akhtab (the chief rabbi of the Nadir Jews who were evacuated from Madinah eighteen months earlier), worked hard to bring his objective to fulfilment. He went to the Qurayzah Jews and succeeded in persuading them to join the alliance and to attack the Muslims from the rear: thus, the Muslims would be fighting on two fronts.
Muhammad: His Character and Conduct by Adil Salahi