Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources

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Islamic Texts Society, 1983 - Muslims - 359 pages
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Martin Lings life of Muhammed is based on Arabic sources of the eight and ninth centuries, of which some passages are translated here for the first time.

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User Review  - Rod489 - LibraryThing

wonderful book and a great introduction to the Prophet (pbuh). I find Islam a very interesting subject to read about and this book is one of the best I have read. Read full review

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This book is great and I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about Muhammad or the beginnings of Islam. It's very thorough, detailed, and concise. The best thing about it is that ... Read full review


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Martin Lings (1909-2005) was a renowned British scholar who taught at several European universities and the University of Cairo. He was the keeper of Oriental manuscripts in the British Museum and the British Library and the author of numerous books on religion and spirituality, including The Book of Certainty, What is Sufism?, Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions, and the internationally acclaimed Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources.

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