Muhammad (blessings and peace be upon him), the Messenger of Guidance: A
Concise Introduction to His Life and Islam is an excellent resource for
both Muslims and non-Muslims. In Part One, the author succinctly
summarises the life of Prophet Muhammad (blessings and peace be upon
him), using authentic reports from his Companions to paint a beautiful
portrait of his qualities and characteristics. In addition, he examines
and explains the basic pillars of faith and worship in Islam, and then
goes on to discuss issues that are relevant to the Muslim nation today.
Part Two brings together a wide selection of sound hadiths, or sayings
of the Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him). The author has
carefully chosen these to cover a broad variety of topics, thus creating
a useful reference that is easy to follow and comprehend.
This book provides the reader with an academic perspective on Islam,
which is supported by modern, eloquent translations of the original
textual sources: the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet Blessings and
peace be upon him. It is an excellent resource for both the casual and
the academic reader.