The Battle That Changed the World

Mohammed and the Unbelievers The Battle That Changed The World CHAPTER 12 FIGHTING IN ALLAH’S CAUSE-BADR I428 Mohammed heard from spies that Abu Sufyan, the chief of the Quraysh, was coming from Syria with a large caravan and thirty or … Read More

Setback

Mohammed and the Unbelievers A Setback CHAPTER 15 THE BATTLE OF UHUD I555 Back at Mecca those who had lost at the Battle of Badr told others, “Men of Quraysh, Mohammed has killed your best men. Give us money so … Read More

Mohammed’s Last Year

Mohammed and the Unbelievers Mohammed’s Last Year CHAPTER 24 THE FAREWELL PILGRIMAGE I968 Ten years after entering Medina, Mohammed made what was to be his last pil-grimage to Mecca, where he made his farewell address. He told the Muslims that … Read More

Jihad War Against All

Mohammed and the Unbelivers Jihad—War Against All CHAPTER 11 In Mecca, Mohammed had divided the community into followers of Islam and followers of the native Arabic religions. He adopted all the classical Jewish stories to prove his prophecy and spoke … Read More

The Jews and Hypocrites

Mohammed and the Unbelievers The Jews And Hypocrites CHAPTER 9 I351 After a few months the leaders of the Jews could see what lay ahead and began to speak against Mohammed. They were joined by some of the Arabs who … Read More

The First Dhimmis

Mohammed and the Unbelievers The First Dhimmis CHAPTER 21 [Ed.: A dhimmi is a kafir who is a second-class citizen in an Islamic country. There are many legal restrictions on dhimmis, such as not being able to testify against a … Read More

Continued Jihad

Mohammed and the Unbelievers Continued Jihad CHAPTER 14 THE RAID ON THE TRIBE OF B. SULAYM I540 Seven days after Mohammed returned from Badr he led an armed force in a raid against a tribe allied with the Quraysh. The … Read More

Cleaning Up the Details

Mohammed and the Unbelievers Cleaning Up the Details CHAPTER 23 KHALID’S ERROR I833 Mohammed sent out troops to the surrounding areas of Mecca to invite the Arabs to submit to Islam. Among those he sent was Khalid. I834 When the … Read More

More Battles and Romantic Troubles

Mohammed and the Unbelievers More Battles and Romantic Troubles CHAPTER 19 THE ATTACK ON LIHYAN I718 A few months after the annihilation of the last Jews of Medina, Mohammed led his troops on an attack upon the Arabs of Lihyan. … Read More

The Battle of the Ditch

Mohammed and the Unbelievers The Battle of the Ditch CHAPTER 17 THE NEXT RAID I662 After the second of the three clans of Jews had been cleansed from Medina there was no violence for nearly two months. Then Mohammed led … Read More