Pre-islamic Arabia

13.06.2013, Thursday

Arabia in the Pre-Islamic Period

Seerah / Pre-islamic Arabia / Nihal Şahin Utku, PhD

To understand the religion that Prophet Muhammad conveyed and the effects that this religion had on society, it is necessary to understand in part the ethnic, geographic, social, cultural, economic and religious features of the environment in which Prophet Muhammad lived.

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Was there Ritual Prayer before Islam?

Seerah / Pre-islamic Arabia / Mehmet Soysaldı, PhD

We learn from information in the sources that some members of the Hanif religion – the small group of believers who refused to join in the general idol worship and remained attached to the worship of the One God in the period before Islam – performed ritual prayer (salat).

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