The Life of Muhammad

2013, TV Show

The life of Muhammad, the founder of Islam, is chronicled in this three-part documentary, which also delves into the practice of Islam in the modern world.

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Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Chart the extraordinary story of a man who, in little more than 20 years, changed the world. In a journey both literal and historical, host Rageh Omaar travels to the place of Muhammad s birth to retrace the footsteps of the prophet, from his humble beginnings in Mecca to his struggles with accepting his prophetic role, from his flight to Medina and the founding of the first Islamic constitution.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Examine the evolution of important concepts, including the moral code known as Shari a and jihad. 8/20/2013

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

In part 2, review key events in Muhammad s life, including the Night Journey to Jerusalem and departure from Mecca. 8/20/2013

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Examine the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to Khadijah and his first revelations. 8/20/2013

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Premiered: August 20, 2013, on BBC Two
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: The life of Muhammad, the founder of Islam, is chronicled in this three-part documentary, which also delves into the practice of Islam in the modern world.

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