Khadija: The First Muslim and the Wife of the Prophet Muhammad
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Khadija: The First Muslim and the Wife of the Prophet Muhammad

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Exploring the birth period of Islam, this biography focuses on one of the most prominent and respected Muslim women in history, Khadija, the wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Addressing both her devotion and her leadership roles in Mecca, this book shines light on a figure who is an inspiration to women, both Muslim and non-Muslim alike.
Paperback, 143 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Light, Inc. (first published November 1st 2007)
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nelwakil7
Lady Khadija wanted to give prophet mohammed all the support necessary for him to cope with all the hate he received from the Quraish tribe. But this was not as easy as it sounded, prophet mohammed and lady khadija had to overcome adversity and make Islam the way it is today. It took some time but over an extensive period the prophet and his lovely wife khadija were able to convince the Quraish that Islam was a worth while cause. Then as the religion grew and grew, lady khadija fell terribly sic...more
Tariq Mahmood
'At the time Khadija was born, Hijaz was, in every sense of the word, living in the time of ignorance. However there were a few roses among the swamp where people found solstice and wisdom...... ' What irony in the statement, how can you have a completely ignorant society which produces some of the wisest men on earth?
If you can somehow bypass such stark assumption made by the author and keep focused on trying to gauge as much information as possible about one of the most allusive and neglected...more
Aaminah
"Mary, mother of Jesus, is the best woman of the heavens, and the worthiest woman of the earth is Khadija, daughter of Khuwaylid"
(Prophet Muhammad)


I really enjoyed this book I don't know why I left it too late to read it!

I enjoyed the prophet Muhammad (SAW) and Khadija's relationship and the book was very good at portraying just how much our beloved prophet loved her.

The reason I did not give the book the full 5 stars was because there were certain parts to do with her personality and characte...more
El Fouad
First book of its kind, full of emotions and faith. I highly recommend it for Muslims and non Muslims.
one word to describe the book : Enlightening.
Muslimah Mummy
I loved this book. Sharing my name with the wife above and having chosen it based on my admiration for her. I grabbed the chance to learn more from her life story and lessons. This book was written very well and I became engrossed in it, so much so that when the book ended I was left disappointed that I was already finished. I highly recommend this to sisters looking to connect with the Wife of the Prophet s.w.s more and in doing try to benefit from her beauty,wisdom and elegance.
Saima
Dec 30, 2013 Saima rated it 3 of 5 stars
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Khadija's life deserves more academic attention and scholarly research. While I was happy to find this book, one solely devoted to the life of an incredible woman, I was not satisfied with the length of the book. A life like hers needs to be told in a 500+ page tome. My rating of 3 stars is for the writing not the subject matter.
Shaheena
Subject great but writing left a lot to be desired.
Shahrazad
You have to have the interest to enjoy this book.
Achmad Choliq
OK dah for moslem
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