Trials, Elevation, and Hope – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this chapter, Muslims regained some strength due to the Islam of Umar and Hamzah RA. Then, Quraysh united again against them, agreeing not to interact with them. A year of sorrow passed, then the Prophet was raised in the night journey. By the end of this chapter, the Prophet was given permission to migrate to Yathrib.

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Resistance, Humility, and Exile – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this chapter, the Muslims continue to suffer, and the Prophet continues to invite people to Islam while bringing them with clear proofs. At some point, the Prophet allows the Muslims to move to Abyssinia, where they will find safety under the fair king’s rule.

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The Message and Adversity – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

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In this chapter, Ramadan discusses the secretive spreading of Islam, the core of the Islamic message and how the Prophet started approaching the Qurayshian clan leaders. Some cool info I learned: Continue reading The Message and Adversity – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

Personality and Spiritual Quest – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

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In this chapter, Ramadan recounts several stories from the prophet’s life that highlight his personality before the revelation. Some cool Seerah info I learned: Continue reading Personality and Spiritual Quest – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

Introduction – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad, every time him name is mentioned in my posts, every time he crosses our mind and heart, every time, always.

In the Footsteps of the Prophet, Lessons from the Life of Muhammad is a book written by Tariq Ramadan. In the introduction, Ramadan explains his purpose behind writing this book: to reflect upon the Prophet’s life and draw out timeless universal teachings. Continue reading Introduction – In the Footsteps of the Prophet