Islam notes - Muhammad- mortal, unlike Jesus who was seen...

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Muhammad- mortal, unlike Jesus who was seen as divine. From Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Married older women, 4 kids, Fatima married Ali Received revelations at 40. Angel Gabriel visited him. He went back to Mecca and preached the word of Gabriel. He was not not taken seriously by most. 622- Left Mecca with followers to Medina. This Journey was known has the Hijra Tried to convert tribes through warfare, and raided caravans for money. They struggled and had a heavy loss on both sides of war. Muhammad organized tribes outside Medina and conquered Mecca Differs from start of Christianity because of the constant struggle After winning battles, women and children reduced to slavery Final farewell Religious and Social figure He talked about rights of women – rules of slavery – slaves can be set free Series of Rules for living – coherent unified society Left the book of Koran 80,000 lines 114 chapters corresponds to New Testement Muslims believe it is absolute word of God Neo-Platoism Verses written in Arabic
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