Life of Muhammad

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Biography of Muhammad
“O Children of Israel! Surely, I am the messenger of Allah to you, verifying that which is before me of the Torah and giving the good news of a Messenger who will come after me whose name will be Ahmed” (Qur 'an, 61:6). This was the prophetic announcement of the coming of the Prophet Muhammad by Jesus Christ. Muhammad was able achieve this status as a prominent leader through his ability to unify the Arab nation while in political power and also as a religious leader, led the nation of Islam to the knowledge of the one true God. Muhammad sallallahu ^alayhi wa salam was one of the most prominent leaders in the Islamic nation, not only in a religious aspect but also on a secular one.
The Prophet Muhammad was born on
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Muhammad had become the most powerful leader in Arabia. Many tribes began to destroy the idols in Ka’bah (place of worship) and they began to declare Islam as the true religion. As different tribes joined Islam, Muhammad sent teachers to go and teach the various tribes about the new religion. Many others wanted to hear from The Prophet himself so they traveled to Medina (Kikim). When the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca came around and people heard that The Prophet would be going to Mecca; they all went to Medina to meet him there. From there, the Prophet led all of the pilgrims in a prayer, and after the prayer, they headed to Mecca following him. This was the first time that pilgrims following Muhammad were all worshipping Allah, The One True God. Throughout the pilgrimage to Mecca, the pilgrims said a prayer taught to them by The Prophet. As they got to Mecca and went towards Mount Mercy, The Prophet led the people in prayer and spoke to them for the last time. In 632 C.E, Muhammad became very ill and could not go to the mosque and pray with the followers that had gathered, but he overheard them praying with passion. This made him happy, and after looking at the people, he laid down in agony and died. (Fiero, 233)
Even after his death, Muhammad was held on high esteem due to the fact that he was not only able to start a new religion but also able to unite the Arab nation. He was able to uphold this prominent status as a great leader due to his virtue. Some of
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