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04b-Muhammad08 - Muhammad: the Seal of the Prophets...

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Muhammad: the Seal of the Prophets “peace be upon him” [PBUH] Islam = submission Muslim = one who submits (to Allah) Ummah = entire Muslim community everywhere Quran = sacred text, seal of the texts Arabic = language of the last and perfect revelation Immitable = cannot be imitated Symbol of Islam (after Md’s time) Crescent and Star 570 CE Muhammad born in Arabia Always a kind, contemplative person Hanif = early monotheist Illiterate orphan Caravan manager Marries caravan company owner: Khadija Four daughters, (2 sons die) Known for honesty in trade, humility, forebearance (hilm) 610 CE receives prophethood, revelations begin Iqra! = recite! Early revelations about danger of disbelief, Illiterate, Just a normal man, but best example of a Muslim Leads only a small group at first Mir’raj = night journey to Jerusalem 613 CE Begins to preach publicly 619 CE Khadija dies, Muhammad marries other wives 619 CE Abu Talib dies, Muhammad loses protector
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