MQSP: Field Notes #5

There were two phases of revelation. After the first phase there was a period where no revelations were received. This worried the Prophet incredibly. When revelation began, it was with the first seven verses of Surah Al Mudatthir. Once this second phase began it would be relentless and only end with the death of theContinue reading “MQSP: Field Notes #5”

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On the Milad ul Nabi or Mawlid or Whatever

In the past several years I have had my own way of celebrating the Milad ul Nabi, it doesn’t include attending organized events. Rather, I dedicate the month of Rabi al Awal to reading a Seerah of the Prophet. This time I have been making it through Muhammad- Man and Prophet. Sheikh Suhaib Webb had this wonderfulContinue reading “On the Milad ul Nabi or Mawlid or Whatever”

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Stop Settling for Iramah’s Exchange

Iramah’s exchange is an incident in which Abu Talib was proposed the exchange of a Quraysh notables son, Iramah, for his nephew, the Prophet Muhammad. It’s the reflection topic for my third post of Rabi al-Awwal fromĀ Adil Salahi’s seerah, Muhammad: Man and Prophet. (The first post was a reflection on Torture, and the second postContinue reading “Stop Settling for Iramah’s Exchange”

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