The Life of Prophet Muhammad: Chapter 4 Questions

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November 09, 2019

The Life of Prophet Muhammad: Chapter 4 Questions

Questions on Chapter 4 of Adil Salahi's book 'Muhammad – Man and Prophet' published by Islamic Foundation. The title of the chapter is "The Makkan Scene at the Start of Prophethood".

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Adil Hussain

November 09, 2019
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  1. 1.

    The Life of the Prophet (ﷺ) Questions on Chapter 4:

    The Makkan scene (Pre-Prophethood)
  2. 2.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • What was the literacy rate

    roughly in pre-Islamic Arabia? • What was the most respected form of literature in pre-Islamic Arabia? • What was the most distinguished form of entertainment that the wealthy Makkans would enjoy when they held their gatherings close to the Ka'bah in pre-Islamic Arabia?
  3. 3.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • What do we mean when

    we say that Makkah was a tribal society in pre-Islamic Arabia? • What did it mean for a person to be part of a tribe in pre-Islamic Arabia?
  4. 4.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • What would you say was

    the overriding life purpose of most pre-Islamic Arabs?
  5. 5.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • Which Prophet did the pre-Islamic

    Makkans descend from? • How had the pre-Islamic Makkans deviated from the faith and practices of the Prophet from which they descended?
  6. 6.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • Is it true that the

    overwhelming majority of pre-Islamic Arabs believed in God?
  7. 7.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • How did the pre-Islamic polytheistic

    Arabs tie together their belief in God with their devotions to the idols?
  8. 9.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • Is it true that women

    received a share in the inheritance of the deceased in pre-Islamic Arabia?
  9. 10.

    Questions on Chapter 4 • Was there a limit to

    the number of women a man could marry in pre-Islamic Arabia? If so, what was it? • What was the procedure of divorce in pre-Islamic Arabia?