Discusses the life of the founder of Islam, the emergence of Islam in the midst of the turbulence of seventh-century Arabia, and Western views of the prophet and his religion from a historical perspective. Reissue.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hanno - LibraryThing
This book is an interesting, readable biography of Muhammad. Though one should remember that it is not a purely historical account since such an account does not exist. The book basically describes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmele - LibraryThing
This short biography of Muhammad should be required reading for all Americans over the age of 12. Armstrong manages, in the course of telling what is known about the life of the Prophet, to put Islam ... Read full review