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Karen Armstrong's immaculately researched new biography of Muhammad will enable readers to understand the true origins and spirituality of a faith that is all too often misrepresented as cruel, intolerant, and inherently violent. An acclaimed authority on religious and spiritual issues, Armstrong offers a balanced, in-depth portrait, revealing the man at the heart of Islam by dismantling centuries of misconceptions. Armstrong demonstrates that Muhammad's lifea pivot point in historyhas genuine relevance to the global crises we face today.
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Beautiful book on the life of Prophet Muhammed. Views are balanced, critical and complimentary. Some wonderful insights into Arabia over 1400 years ago. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Khaleel Datay
Very well written in language that is neutral - not the langauge of devotees, which someone like me is. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mirza Yawar Baig
This clear, short, and enlightening account of the life of the prophet Mohammad offers readers an approachable understanding of what lies behind Islam. Read morePublished 1 month ago by louise
Muhammad is an excellent adjunct to Ms. Armstrong's brilliant Fields of Fire and The History of God.
They should be distributed together.