History of Islam

History of Islam from the beginnings, roots, important people to Muslims

Mohammed, Initial Revelations and Relationships

Mohammed, Initial Revelations and Relationships

Mohammed is revered by all Muslims as the last and greatest prophet. In Islam, Mohammed is considered the “ideal man.” Mohammed is in no way … [Read more...]

Aisha – Mohammed’s Favorite Wife

Aisha – Mohammed’s Favorite Wife

Commonly referred to as Mohammed’s favourite wife, Aisha bint Abu Bakr (the daughter of Abu Bakr) was formally engaged to the Prophet at the age of … [Read more...]

The Shi’a Expectation of the End Times

The Shi’a Expectation of the End Times

Shi'a (Shi'ite) Muslims are a minority within the Muslim community, making up about 10-15% of all Muslims worldwide. They separated themselves from … [Read more...]

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

Considered by the prophet Mohammed to be one of four perfect women, Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (daughter of Khuwaylid) was Mohammed’s first wife. Widely … [Read more...]

How Islam Split – Ali, Hassan and Hussein

How Islam Split – Ali, Hassan and Hussein

Mohammed's cousin and adopted son Ali Ali: Born in about AD 600 - died January AD 661 Ali was the cousin, adopted son and son-in-law of Mohammed. … [Read more...]

Fatimah, Mohammed’s Daughter

Fatimah, Mohammed’s Daughter

Fatimah: Born in Mecca in AD 605, died in Medina in AD 632. Fatimah (Fatima) was the name of the favourite daughter of Mohammed. Her name means “she … [Read more...]