Muhammad: Prophet And Statesman Analysis

972 Words4 Pages
The article “Muhammad: Prophet and Statesman,’’ written by Montgomery W. Watt is a strong biographical exposition on the last messenger of Allah, Al-Sadiq (the truthful) and Al-Amin (the trustworthy) our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Montgomery gives brilliant insight into Muhammad (PBUH) “Assessment, Appearance and Manner, covering his gentleness and tenderness of feelings which are worthy of credence, as well as his conduct of public affairs.

Montgomery starts with Muhammad (PBUH) outward appearance, explains his charismatic personality and how he dealt with people. He includes his immense love for children, as well as his generosity which won everyone’s affection and secured their devotion.

Sadly, the denigration of him by European writers played a huge role in spreading the temptation which leads to the development of many allegations against Muhammad (PBUH). It’s a shame to pass on the judgment without knowing the truth, another classic example of ignorance. How are we to judge? In any way his companions like Abu Bakr and Umar did not find him morally defective.

Following reform of the society and morals, it is evident that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) broke entire
…show more content…
Was Muhammad a Prophet? Indeed, He is the last messenger of Allah. Allah promised to Adam and his descendants: Get down all of you from this place (Paradise) and whenever there comes to you Guidance from Me, and whoever follows My Guidance, there shall be no fear on them, nor shall they grieve. (Q.2:38) For every Ummah (a community or nation) Allah sent a Messenger to convey the revelation in order to guide them in the right path. (Q.10:47) Messengers are sent, in order that mankind should have no plea against Allah (Q.4:165) The Messengers were sent to mankind to convey the revelation of glad tidings to whosoever believes and does righteous deeds, and the warnings about the torment to those who reject. (Q.
Open Document