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
This is the first time I read a book about Muhammad (pbuh). This book is rather comprehensive, chronologically covering the historical background up until the demise of Muhammad. Read morePublished on Oct. 9 2003 by Puteri Azlina
very readable with many anecdotes. it starts with the story of abraham and ends with the death of the prophet of islam. Read morePublished on April 1 2003 by Farseem Mohammedy
The problem with many biographies about the Prophet Muhammed is the limited scope of the research. Here Ling makes a respectable effort. Read morePublished on March 19 2003