The Early History of Islam
In this episode, the study of the rise of Islam explores certain terminologies and the effect of culture differences on people's behavior.
This article shows some few ways Islam and Muslims hold a special status for Christians and Jews. They are referred to as the people of the book.
Migration of the Prophet: Masterpiece of Thoughtful Planning On at least two occasions, the tribe of Quraysh planned to kill the Prophet but did not because of the fear of new bloodshed between them. Quraysh tribes, however, drew up a plan to kill the Prophet without the fear of reprisal. This proposal called for the
The close assessment of Arab tribal life during pre-Islamic era and the influence of Islam and Muhammad's humanistic behavior.
As was discussed earlier, Muslims had been oppressed, humiliated, tortured, persecuted, and driven into exile. During this 13 year period, Muslims did not retaliate against the ill-treatment of Quraysh. The following critical incident, however, where Muslims attacked a caravan belonging to Quraysh, was a turning point in which a policy regarding war was established. This
The Opening of Mecca Not until 630 CE did Muhammad re-enter his native city Mecca, leading ten thousand people. Before entering the city, the Prophet reached Quraysh’s leader Abu Sufyan, who submitted to the Prophet’s requests to engage in no war, accept Islam, and allow this massive army to enter the city peacefully. Thus, without