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Mohammed: The Man and His Faith
by Tor Andrae
Long considered an essential survey of the origins, tenets, and substance of Islam, this biographical classic conveys a deep understanding of the Prophet and his faith. "Even today, after a period of development of thirteen centuries," author Tor Andrae notes, "one may clearly discern in genuine Islamic piety the uniqueness which is ultimately derived from its founder's ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 6th 2000 by Dover Publications
(first published 1955)
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The book seems to have only a paltry amount of citation to support its claims. The arguments and analysis of the author could have been more structured if they were presented in sub-chapters under the main chapters, instead of wandering around from one topic to another. I didn't find it very thorough the way the author analyzed Muhammad's character. The attempt to psychologically explain Muhammad's actions were futile; however, cogently explaining his actions in light of the political, ...more