Recommended read for anyone wanting to know about the Prophet Muhammad.
The chapter on Banu Qurayza explains this issue especially well. Read more
Excellent recap of lifetime and rise of Islamic Prophet that depicts an unbiased and true picture of the most influential personality of all times.Published 23 days ago by Nancy
I love it.Its a perfect book for someone who wants to know the history of Islam.Published 6 months ago by Henna
I thought I knew about the life of the prophet pbuh until I picked this book up, and could not put it down afterward. Read morePublished on Oct. 23 2012 by princess_mimi
Martin Lings must have a degree is story telling, because he sure does have a knack for it. It is absolutely impossible to put this book down once you pick it up. Read morePublished on June 5 2004 by Taddese Zicke
This book helped me SO MUCH on my school report of Muhammad. The facts were what I needed, and simple enough for me to understand. I can feel an A comming on!Published on May 24 2004
I don't care if ppl say that there are a few weird stories in this one, this is the BEST as far as I am concerned and one that made me relate to the Prophet like never before!Published on March 28 2004 by "aarif1"
There is indeed no better biography about Muhammad in the English language. This book is well written, and is effective at painting a complete picture of the Islamic prophet's... Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2004 by R A
I read large sections (and perused others) of the book, Muhammad, His life Based on the Earliest Sources, by Martin Lings. Read morePublished on Dec 1 2003