Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet

Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men The Making of the Last Prophet The Islamic claim to supersede Judaism and Christianity is embodied in the theological assertion that the office of prophecy is hereditary but that the line of descent ends with Muhammad who is the s

Muhammad Muhammad Arabic pronounced c CE June CE was the founder of Islam According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet and God s messenger, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets He is viewed as the final prophet of God in all the main branches of Islam, though some modern Muhammad in Islam Muhammad, the son of Abdullah ibn Abd al Muttalib ibn Hashim and his young wife Aminah, was born in CE, approximately, in the city of Mecca in the Arabian Peninsula.He was a member of the family of Banu Hashim, a respected branch of the prestigious and influential Quraysh tribe.It is generally said that Abd al Muttalib named the child Muhammad Arabic . Muhammad Biography Britannica Muhammad, in full Ab al Q sim Mu ammad ibn Abd All h ibn Abd al Mu alib ibn H shim, born c , Mecca, Arabia now in Saudi Arabia died June , , Medina , the founder of Islam and the proclaimer of the Qur n.Muhammad is traditionally said to have been born in in Mecca and to have died in in Medina, where he had been forced to emigrate to with his adherents in True History of Islam, Mohammed and the Koran The Sirat Rasul Allah was written by Ibn Ishaq in A.D He died in A.D It was edited and abridged by Abd al Malik ibn Hisham in A.D and translated by Alfred Guillaume under the title, The Life of Muhammad in by Oxford Press Abd al Malik ibn Hisham s Life of Muhammad Muhammad Was NOT Mentioned In The Bible Reasons for Jesus Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find mentioned in their own scriptures in the law and the Gospel This verse, along with a few others, has served as the main driving cause behind the topic which I am about to address. The Truth About Muhammad Founder of the World s Most The Truth About Muhammad Founder of the World s Most Intolerant Religion Robert Spencer on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Muhammad a frank look at his influential and violent life and teachings In The Truth about Muhammad Did Muhammad Exist An Inquiry into Islam s Obscure Did Muhammad Exist An Inquiry into Islam s Obscure Origins Robert Spencer on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Are jihadists dying for a fiction Everything you thought you knew about Islam is about to change Did Muhammad exist It is a question that few have thought or dared to ask Virtually everyone Religion of History s Most Influential Overflow Page Additional Comments From Readers M S Abdullah s Reasons Why Muhammad Not Jesus Should be Ranked as Most Influential Person in History M S Abdullah email address msabdullah bigpond sent us this letter and list on August Prophet Muhammad in the Bible and Old Scriptures Book of Revelation The Glory of GOD will come from the EAST, the New Covenant will come from Arabia, the New Servant will ride the WHITE HORSE that s Prophet Muhammad when he rode his White Horse Buraq or Barack , and the New Song Revelation will come from Arabia, and that is the Glorious Quran.See the ample quotes here.

  • Title: Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet
  • Author: David S. Powers
  • ISBN: 9780812241785
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Islamic claim to supersede Judaism and Christianity is embodied in the theological assertion that the office of prophecy is hereditary but that the line of descent ends with Muhammad, who is the seal, or last, of the prophets.While Muhammad had no natural sons who reached the age of maturity, he is said to have adopted a man named Zayd, and mutual rights of inheritanceThe Islamic claim to supersede Judaism and Christianity is embodied in the theological assertion that the office of prophecy is hereditary but that the line of descent ends with Muhammad, who is the seal, or last, of the prophets.While Muhammad had no natural sons who reached the age of maturity, he is said to have adopted a man named Zayd, and mutual rights of inheritance were created between the two Zayd b Muhammad, also known as the Beloved of the Messenger of God, was the first adult male to become a Muslim and the only Muslim apart from Muhammad to be named in the Qur an But if prophecy is hereditary and Muhammad has a son, David Powers argues, then he might not be the Last Prophet Conversely, if he is the Last Prophet, he cannot have a son.In Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men, Powers contends that a series of radical moves were made in the first two centuries of Islamic history to ensure Muhammad s position as the Last Prophet He focuses on narrative accounts of Muhammad s repudiation of Zayd, of his marriage to Zayd s former wife, and of Zayd s martyrdom in battle against the Byzantines Powers argues that theological imperatives drove changes in the historical record and led to the abolition or reform of key legal institutions In what is likely to be the most controversial aspect of his book, he offers compelling physical evidence that the text of the Qur an itself was altered.

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    1. Muslims scholars for centuries have unequivocally asserted the finality of the prophetic message as it was revealed to Muhammad. This is often discussed in the context of the Qur’anic pronouncement that Muhammad was the “Seal of the Prophets” (khatam al-nabiyyin). David S. Powers, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell University, reexamines the theological implications of this position in relation to the first half of the same verse, which declares, “Muhammad is not the father of [...]

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