Prophethood

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Belief in Prophethood is one of the central tenets of the Islamic faith (al-‘Imān) and there are many facets to this.  At its root though, is the idea that revelation and guidance sent from Allah is conveyed via the medium of human beings.  Prophethood is carried by mortals; no Prophet or Messenger of Allah is regarded as being divine, semi-divine or angelic.  In Islam to believe so, would in fact

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  Muḥammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets; and Allah is cognisant of all things. The Prophet Muḥammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is the mercy sent unto creation [21: 107] and Allah the majestic clearly declares in the aforementioned verse, he is ‘Seal of the Prophets.’  Prophethood was sealed with him (peace be

The 'Excellent Exemplar'

Executive Summary   Many accolades have been conferred upon the Prophet Muḥammad (peace and blessings be upon him).  Where as previous Prophets were sent to their own respective nations, he (peace and blessings be upon him) was sent as a mercy to all of mankind.  He (peace and blessings be upon him) was the last and final messenger, the seal of all Prophethood.  In the final revelation that he (peace