Unformatted text preview: o At the age of 40, he received a message from god that he is a prophet and he has a mission. (At this point, he became a Muslim) o His mission was to preach the message to people. At first he was not accepted because of the society he lived in. Many times he was persecuted, attempted murder, exiled for what he was trying to spread. o He moved to Medina, Saudi Arabia (500 km away from Mecca) and established the first Islamic society. (More able to spread it here because it was more diverse)...
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- Spring '08
- Islam, Mecca, Prophets of Islam, Medina, fi rst