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Clearing Misconceptions About Prophet Muhammad (Q&A Folder)

Clearing Misconceptions About Prophet Muhammad (Q&A Folder)

How many attacks on the Prophet of Islam have you personally followed in the media in recent years?

Many, right?

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is perhaps the single most misunderstood person in human history, especially among non-Muslims.

Though he was the most noble person who walked on earth, by the acknowledgement of his enemies in Makkah, who described him as the truthful, the trustworthy, there are many misconceptions surrounding his personality and actions.

So let’s explore the most common ones and debunk the myths.

This Q&A folder is meant to help clear some of these misconceptions.

In it, we shed light on his personal traits, his leadership and the status of women at the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

God sent His final Prophet Muhammad as a mercy to the worlds, to all of creation, if people only knew.

May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, and may many more people around the world discover the truth about him, after clearing their misconceptions.

Ameen

1- Prophet Muhammad’s Traits:


Is it True that Prophet Muhammad Was Illiterate?
Yes, Prophet Muhammad was, indeed, illiterate. Like the vast majority of people during his time in his area, he could neither read nor write…

Did Prophet Muhammad Suffer From Epilepsy?
The claims that the Prophet Muhammad suffered from epilepsy rest on a number of shaky assumptions which are not supported by medical research…

Did Prophet Muhammad Copy the Bible?
It is true that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) received his first revelation in his fortieth year. And it is true that both the books of the Bible…

Was the Prophet Muhammad Harsh Towards Children?
It is an era of stringently managed time, back-to-back activities, tight schedules, timed meetings, and the incessant fear of running late…

Real Talk: Do Muslims Worship Muhammad?
Considering the pure and strict monotheism of Islam, this question looks at the outset irrelevant and even absurd. But due to the fact that Muslims highly respect…

6 Proofs that Muhammad Couldn’t Have Authored the Quran
The idea that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) wrote the Quran is a prevalent one in the West. Even those who are sympathetic to Islam among western writers cannot admit…

Is Prophet Muhammad Not Human?
We highly appreciate your concern about your friend and your keenness on correcting his misconceptions. First we have to emphasize your role in helping your friend to offer the regular prayer…

Was Muhammad A Prophet Or An Opportunist?
Surely if he had been an opportunist, he wouldn’t have refused to accept the bribes from the ruling clan in Makkah when they offered him anything and everything if he would only drop his message of God’s Oneness…

10 Myths About Muhammad (Infographic)
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is perhaps the single most misunderstood person in human history, especially among non-Muslims. They accused him of being a magician, madman, racist, man of violence…

2- Prophet Muhammad’s Leadership:


Did Muhammad Spread Islam by the Sword?
Of course not. For one thing, God himself forbade forced conversions in the Quran. There were even situations wherein, because he feared for their safety, Prophet Muhammad advised people not to convert to Islam!…

Muhammad Executed Barbaric Corporeal Punishments!
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), Messenger of Mercy, turned a society that was plagued with crimes and injustices into one that Muslims believe was utopian…

Did the Prophet Cause the Battle of Badr? (In Depth)
The Prophet Muhammad’s migration to Madinah marked a new beginning. After a decade of persecution in Makkah, the Prophet and his budding community were eager for a life of peace…

Did Mohammad Lead Bloody Wars?
The Prophet Muhammad, the Messenger of Mercy, did not prescribe war as a natural state of affairs, and at the same time, war cannot simply be abolished…

Did the Prophet Really Attack the Tribe of Judham?
we learn that verifying a source of information is a way to avoid harming anyone with false information or rumors. If this is the standard for preventing harm in general…

3- Prophet Muhammad and The Status of Women:


Did Prophet Muhammad Really Oppress Women?!
Of course not. He specifically spoke about the equal status of men and women, worked to improve the lives of those women in his life, and taught men to treat women with respect…

Why Did the Prophet Have So Many Wives?
Women are often brought into the picture when discussing Islam because their status—if not studied thoroughly and objectively—is severely misunderstood…

Did Muhammad Marry Women for Sexual Gratification?
Whenever Prophet Muhammad’s name emerges, the image in many people’s minds is a man with many wives. For Muslims, his multiple marriages had meaning and immense implications for Islam…

Prophet Muhammad: The Liberator of Women
Recently, we have witnessed instances of the horrific treatment of women around the world. In the time of Prophet Muhammad, similar cruel practices were enacted by his society and he opposed all such forms of oppressing women…

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