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        The Life of Muhammad

        The Life of Muhammad documents Muhammad’s life from his humble beginnings in Mecca, to his struggles with accepting his prophetic role, his flight to Medina, the founding of the first Islamic constitution and his subsequent military and political successes and failures—and to his death and his legacy. Use the background essay, vocabulary terms, teaching tips, and lesson plans to enhance these video resources.

        Life of Muhammad: The Seeker

        Examine the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to his first wife, Khadijah, as well as his first revelations and the profound impact they had on his life and on the lives of those closest to him.

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        Life of Muhammad: Holy Wars

        Understand key events in Muhammad’s life, including the Night Journey to Jerusalem, his departure from Mecca and the eight-year war with the Meccan tribes.

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        Life of Muhammad: Holy Peace

        Analyze events during Muhammad's later life, including the introduction of the moral code known as Shari‘a and the concept of jihad.

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