Barnaby Rogerson. · Rating details · ratings · 15 reviews. The Prophet Muhammad is a hero for all mankind. In his lifetime he established a new. Barnaby Rogerson is the author of The Prophet Muhammad ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ), The Heirs of Muhammad ( avg rating. The latest Tweets from Barnaby Rogerson (@BarnabyRogerson). lyterary-lyger, freeloading traveller, collector of books, myths and ancestors. London Attic.

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A generation after his death he would be acknowledged as the rogefson of a world empire and a new civilisation. Let me just quote Jason Webster in The Guardian: Get to Know Us.

Their joint effort on a guide to Istanbul was written with a toddler in tow, though it sometimes made life easier. Clearly, however, the reason why they were involved was because they sought to regain their respective territories, which had been confiscated from them. I did, however, feel that at times, the author, when describing several events, would make unwarranted excuses for certain acts of excessive violence displayed by the Prophet.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The Heirs of Muhammad: The biography is ideal for someone like myself, with no great knowledge of what Muhammad was all about and the times in which he lived, compared with say one’s knowledge of Jesus.

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In his lifetime he established a new religion, Islam; a new state, the first united Arabia; and a new literary language, the classical Arabic of the Qur’an, for the Qur’an is believed to be the word of God revealed to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Cambrone rated it really liked it Jul 07, A book that will forever change the way you think about Islam. Share your thoughts with other customers. A Collection of the Poetry of Place.


Muhammad was just like other tribal leaders but claimed he was a prophet of Allah. The Life of the Prophet Muhammad. Read reviews that mention highly recommend prophet muhammad biography rogerson islam allah arabia god century muslim jesus religious understanding act clearly example followers historical knowledge view. Another informative book by the same author, actually, this is Part-I in the sequence Click here for Barnaby’s LinkedIn profile.

Published September 2nd by Abacus Software first published In a world where the understanding of religions is ever more essential, Barnaby Rogerson’s book could not be better timed. I still maintain that Islam came to aid humanity and assuage the brutality of life as a nomad, however it had to retain several traits not because they were intrinsically sacred Born an orphan, raised by his grandfather in modest poverty, the story of the prophet exceeds its religious boundaries towards a much greater meaning.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In my opinion it was unquestionably a barbaric act and I felt sadness for those men who lost their lives as I read about the executions.

Awesome description just one drawback and it is that the book has a lot unwanted elaborations and some of them are a little on the author’s imaginative side.

His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. At times the endless coverage of tribal matters and a “warts and all” depiction of what the individual was really like especially on his numerous wives leaves one adrift from the main story and events but you finish the barnab with a much better appreciation of what a spiritual revolutionary he was for his times.

I loved the author’s story telling style. Born an orphan, raised barnavy his grandfather in modest poverty, the story of the prophet exceeds its religious boundaries towards a much greater meaning.

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Rogerson’s lush, lively description of how a new world religion grew from the life of a single remarkable man proves that will understanding, fearful differences can become a source of wonder. Showing of 12 reviews. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Firstly it should be appreciated that this is a book about Muhammad being a biography and not about Islam, so do not expect to get any great insights into what Islam is about though you will get a much better understanding of its origins and original concepts or why the religion is at the centre of so much global turmoil in the 21st century, since the book effectively finishes with the death of this prophet in AD.

Starting with pre-Muhammad era the book takes you to a tour of pre-Islamic era and then brings you to the struggles, wars, fights and finally success of Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Since I knew next to nothing of the man or the birth of Islam, this served as a good primer.

His day job is running Eland, a publishing house, which specializes in keeping classic travel books in print, www. A sympathetic and gripping account of the period of Prophecy but ultimately let down by a rather uncritical approach to source material and a bagnaby grasp of the Arabic language.

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