Miracles & Merits of Allah's Messenger (s) from al-Bidayah wa-al-Nihayah
By: Ibn Kathir (701/1300-774/1373)Share
From Al-Bidayah wa-al-Nihayah by Ibn Kathir (Katheer), the classical history. This book focuses on the events that took place after the death of the Messenger of Allah, such as the choosing of Abu Bakr as the Caliph, the ghusl of the Prophet and his burial. The book then discusses the blessed and beautiful characteristics and merits of the Prophet and then goes on to describe the miracles that he performed.
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Ibn Kathir (701/1300-774/1373)
492 pp with 2 color text
DarUsSalam, Riyadh, 2010
6 x 9 in / 15 x 22 cm
Early Work - Islam - Prophet's Life, Early Muslim History
Ibn Katheer then compares the miracles given to Prophet Muhammad with those that were given to other Prophets; he then shows that Prophet Muhammad collectively received the same miracles that were granted to other Prophets separately.
Al-Bidayah wa-al-Nihayah (The Beginning and the End), by the renowned scholar Abu al-Fida 'Imad al-Deen Isma'eel bin 'Umar ibn Katheer, is considered as one of the most authoritative sources on Islamic History.