The Life Of Prophet Muhammad: Highlights And Lessons

Dr. Mustafa As-Sibaa’ie
Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: 197 | Size: 7.5 MB

It is very important for anyone who wants to spread the message of Islam to study the life of the Prophet and discover how he undertook the mission of da` wah (Call to Islam). By studying his seerah (biography), we learn the lessons of patience in the face of adversity and opposition, and the readiness to sacrifice everything for the cause of Islam. In this book, Dr. as-Sibaa` ie shows us how the Prophet’s approach was gentle, yet determined and clear-cut, with no compromise on basic issues.

Mustafa as-Sibaa` ie, in the cause of Allah, was a lecturer in the University of Damascus, where he taught seerah (the Prophet’s biography). In this book, he draws on his experience in the field and combines it with his knowledge of the seerah. He takes the most important events of the seerah, summarizes them in order to offer a brief overview, then outlines the lessons to be learnt from these events.

This is an excellent introduction to both, the seerah and the principles of da` wah. It should be on the bookshelf of every Muslim who wants to call others to Allah (the Almighty). Continue reading

[Fiqh Us-Seerah] Understanding The Life Of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) – (Audio)

Hakim Quick

The life of the Prophet Muhammad is a road map for travellers on the path of life. The Prophet Muhammad was a mercy to all living things and a Warner of perilous times to come. Today, Muslims, more than any other people, are in need of a guide to the practical application of Islamic traditions. This set of lectures is the first of a series intended to bring to the student of Islamic knowledge and the average listener the life of the Last Prophet Muhammad. Continue reading

[Fiqh-Us-Seerah] Understanding The Life Of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Shaykh Muhammad al-Ghazali
Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: 514 | Size: 35 MB

Understanding the Life of the Prophet Muhammad ( sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam), Shaykh Muhammad al-Ghazali (A Recent Egyptian Scholar), Hardback 514 Pages, International Islamic Federation of Students Organisation IIFSO , Distributed By International Islamic Publishing House IIPH.

Many books have been written about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). In writing this book, the author had a specific objective. He used the life of the Prophet (SAW) to go onto depth about the Prophet (SAW) many historians only touched on the various aspects of his life. This book goes into detail and provides reasons and explanations for whatever took place. It is a blend of modern analysis and ancient detail. Its objective is to nurture faith, purify characters and fan the struggle to embrace the truth and be faithful to it.

Indeed, the life of the Prophet (SAW) has been documented as a message for practical implementation, not intellectual entertainment.

‘You may think that you have studied the life of Muhammad by following his history from birth to death but this is a grave mistake. You will never really understand the Sirah unless you study the noble Qur’an and the purified Sunnah. The amount that you derive from these will tell the strength of your connection with the prophet of Islam, sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam’ From the Epilogue.

An important work of the Egyptian scholar Sheikh Muhammad al-Ghazali. Drawing upon his profound classical Islamic learning and an extensive knowledge of modern science, Sheikh al-Ghazali has broken new ground in the study of Seerah, bringing to bear a fresh but wholly authentic approach. This is a work which all serious students should have, to complement the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Sheikh Muhammad al-Ghazali was one of the most influential Islamic scholars of the twentieth century, both as an author and in the field of Da’wa. Born at Buhayra, Egypt in 1335/1917, he received his schooling at the Alexandria Religious Institute before entering the Faculty of Usul al-Din at the University of al-Azhar.

In 1362/1943, al-Ghazali was appointed Imam and lecturer at al-Makataba al-Khadra in Cairo. He later became a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a close associate of Sheikh Hasan Al-Banna. During the early 1950s he worked for the Islamic Movement in various capacities. Subsequently his work for Islam extended over many parts of Africa, Asia. Europe and America as well as the Arab countries.

Between 1391/1971 and 1410/1989, Sheikh al-Ghazali rose through the ranks of the Egyptian Ministry of Awqaf, to become Undersecretary for Islamic Da’wa, His academic career included spells of teaching at the universities of Umm al-Qura (Makka) and Qatar: and he served as a Chairman of the Academic Council first of al-Amir ‘Abd al-Qadir University, at Constantine, Algeria, and later of the international institute of Islamic Thought at Cairo

Sheikh Muhammad al-Ghazali published over sixty books, several of which have been published in translation. Probably the most important is ‘Journey through the Qur’an’ (al-Tafsir al-mawdu’ li-suwar al-Quran al Karim). He received many awards in recognition of his contribution to learning and Da’wa. He died in 1416/1996 while attending a conference in Saudi Arabia. Rahimahu ‘Llah. Continue reading