An Overview INTRODUCTION

An Overview

All praises and thanks be to Allah, the creator of mankind, jinns and all that exists. The greatest thing that God had offered humanity is that He provided them messengers chosen from among the best of their kind. He disclosed and conferred upon man the Revelation to guide everyone towards the truth, the straight path, …

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Religious Conditions

Religious Conditions

Great religions of the world had spread the light of faith, morality and learning in the ages past, but everyone of these had been rendered a disgrace to its name by the sixth century of the Christian era. Crafty innovators, unscrupulous dissemblers and impious priests and preachers had, with the passage of time, so completely …

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Need for a New Prophet

Need for a New Prophet

The old world was completely disarranged by the middle of the sixth century and man had fallen to such a depth of depravity that no reformer, revivalist or religious preacher could have hoped to put a new life in the humanity worn to its bones. The problem was not to fight any particular heresy or …

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The Arabian Peninsula

The Arabian Peninsula

Arabia is the largest peninsula on the map of the world. The Arabs call it ‘Jaziratul-Arab'(68) which means the “Island of Arabia”, although it is not an island, being surrounded by water on three sides only. Lying in the south-west of Asia, the Arabian Gulf is to its east, which was known to the Greeks …

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Arabia in Ancient History

Arabia in Ancient History

Archaeological excavations show existence of human habitation in Arabia during the earliest period of Stone Age. These earliest remains pertain to Chellean period of palaeolithic epoch. The people of Arabia mentioned in the Old Testament throw light on the relations between the Arabs and ancient Hebrews between 750 to 200 B.C. Similarly, Talmud also refers …

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Ismail in Makkah

Ismail in Makkah

The patriarch Ibrahim (Abraham) ‘alayhis salaam, came down to the valley of Makkah surrounded by mountains, naked rocks and bare and rugged crags. Nothing to sustain life, neither water nor verdure, nor food grains, was to be found there. He had with him his wife Hajar (Hagar) and their son Isma’il (Ishmael) ‘alaihimus salaam. Ibrahim …

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