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Teachings and Defeat – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this chapter, we read about the Prophet’s gentleness and respect in his daily life: with the poor, with his daughter Fatima, with his wife Aisha, with the Najran Christians… The author also recounts the battle of Uhud, the defeat and the Prophet’s reaction.

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Hijrah – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this chapter, the Prophet performs his hijrah journey and settles in Madina. The author discusses the spiritual meaning of hijrah, what tawakkul is in Islam and how the Prophet formed the first Islamic community.

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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

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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