Discovering the Greatest Man in History: 3 Must-Read Books about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
by The Islamic Book Cafe on Feb 22, 2023
Islam is one of the world's largest and most influential religions, with a rich history and tradition spanning over 1,400 years. At the heart of this tradition is the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), who is revered as the final prophet in the Islamic faith, and the greatest man in history. For Muslims, learning about the life of the Prophet is essential to understanding and practicing their faith. There are many books available on this topic, but three in particular stand out:
- The Noble Life of The Prophet Peace Be Upon Him 3 Volume Set
- When The Moon Split
- The Sublime Beauty of The Prophet.
The Noble Life of The Prophet Peace Be Upon Him 3 Volume Set
This book is an extensive biography of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), written by Dr. Ali Muhammad As-Sallabi. The book is divided into three volumes, each of which covers a different period of the Prophet's life.
The first volume covers the period before his prophethood, while the second and third volumes cover the period of his prophethood and his life after the migration to Medina.
One of the most remarkable aspects of the Noble Life of the Prophet is the way it brings to life the character of the Prophet.
The book highlights the Prophet's kindness, compassion, and mercy, which were at the heart of his teachings.
It also provides a detailed account of the Prophet's interactions with people from all walks of life, including his companions, his family, and his enemies.
The book showcases how the Prophet dealt with difficult situations, and how he always acted with wisdom and patience
. The Noble Life of the Prophet is an inspiring read that will leave readers with a deep appreciation for the life and teachings of the Prophet.
It is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
When The Moon Split
This book is a detailed account of the life of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), written by Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri. The book is well-written and provides a comprehensive overview of the Prophet's life, from his birth to his death.
It covers his early years, his marriage to Khadijah, his prophethood, and his struggles with the Meccan pagans.
The book also includes information about the Prophet's companions, his battles, and his teachings.
Overall, "When The Moon Split" is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
The Sublime Beauty of The Prophet
The Sublime Beauty of the Prophet is a beautiful book written by Imam Muhammad ibn Isa al-Tirmidhi, a prominent Islamic scholar and theologian from the 9th century.
The book is a collection of hadiths (sayings and actions) of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), which focus on his sublime beauty, both in his physical appearance and his character.
The book is divided into several chapters, each of which explores a different aspect of the Prophet's beauty.
The first chapter, for example, describes the Prophet's physical appearance, including his height, hair, and complexion. The second chapter focuses on his character, including his kindness, generosity, and humility.
Throughout the book, Imam al-Tirmidhi quotes hadiths from various sources, including Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim, which attest to the Prophet's beauty.
He also provides commentary and explanation on each hadith, making the book both informative and easy to understand.
One of the strengths of this book is the way it emphasizes the importance of recognizing and appreciating the beauty of the Prophet.
By describing the Prophet's beauty in such detail, Imam al-Tirmidhi helps readers to develop a greater love and reverence for him, which is a central aspect of Islamic faith.
Overall, The Sublime Beauty of the Prophet is a wonderful book that will appeal to anyone interested in learning more about the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and his teachings.
Its emphasis on the Prophet's beauty makes it a particularly valuable resource for those seeking to deepen their spiritual connection to Islam.
These three books are excellent resources for anyone who wants to learn more about the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
They provide a comprehensive overview of his life, his teachings, and his legacy, and are written in a way that is accessible and engaging.
Whether you are a Muslim or a non-Muslim, these books are a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the greatest man in history.