Muhammad - March 6, 2008 Muhammad A. B. C. D. E. F. G. Born...

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March 6, 2008 Muhammad A. Born 570 A.D. in Mecca B. Tribe was the Koresh C. Clan was Hashim D. Over time he was given the name al-Amin (the trusted one) by the tribe E. He was illiterate, never learned to read or write F. Part of an oral culture, he was able to remember G. Was always interested in religion a. Was his fascination with religion that had an impact on his life b. He worked the Caravan trail, so he was able to listen to stories c. Talked to the Jews, so many they were in tribes i. Learned the Bible from them ii. About Judaism d. Also talked to Christians, listened to stories about Jesus H. By the time he was 25, Khadija became his first wife a. Khadija was 40 when he met her, she was an old lady b. Already out lived most lady in her time c. Was a widow d. Was able to hold onto her husbands business even though it usually went to the eldest brother e. Was able to hold onto her own wealth f. She was a widow of great wealth g. She went to Muhammad and proposed to him, and he accepted
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Muhammad - March 6, 2008 Muhammad A. B. C. D. E. F. G. Born...

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