Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Date of Publication: 1983 Author: Lings, Martin

Review

‘An enthralling story that combines impeccable scholarship with a rare sense of the sacred worthy of his subject.’ — The Spectator‘Muhammad is a true work of art, as enthralling as the best novels with the difference that this is not fiction but fact.’ — The Islamic Quarterly‘This is easily the best biography of the Prophet in the English language.’ Dr. Victor Danner — Indiana University

‘An enthralling story that combines impeccable scholarship with a rare sense of the sacred worthy of his subject.’ — The Spectator

‘This is easily the best biography of the Prophet in the English language.’ — Dr. Victor Danner (Indiana University) –This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Martin Lings, formerly Keeper of Oriental Manuscripts in the British Museum and the British Library, is the author of four works on Islamic mysticism, ‘A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century’, ‘What is Sufism?’, ‘Sufi Poems’ and ‘The Book of Certainty’, all published by the Islamic Texts Society.