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Muhammad: Life of the Prophet Muhammad: Life of the Prophet
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The Formative Era The Formative Era social-historical background before Islam ---blood tie-tribal-nomadic ---Mecca and Medina --- Kaaba (cube) - pantheon hanifs (Arab monotheists)
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The Map The Map
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Prophet: Prophet: birth and childhood birth and childhood Muhammad ibn Abdullah - son of Abdullah ---born 570 ---orphan ---uncle Talib name means: praiseworthy nickname: al-Amin (trustworthy) Hashim clan, Quraysh tribe business trip to Syria: 12 yrs-old, met a Christian priest
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Marriage Marriage age 25 married a 40-year-old wealth widow Khadijah 2 sons and 4 daughters 26 years long marriage aft her death, about 10 other wives from 620-632
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Prophet: Prophet: search for the truth search for the truth Mount Nur, cave Hira, 610 CE, messenger Preach: 610-612 in family, closest relatives & friends (earliest believers - Khadijah, Ali, Zaid, Abu Bakr) 612-622 in Meccan society, more people became Muslim, persecution
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course RELIG 358 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '10 term at Iowa State.

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