Haykal, Muhammad Husayn. (d. ). Egyptian novelist. Used religious symbols appealing to traditional Muslims to introduce a framework of modern rational. In THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD, Haykal achieves two objectives admirably: first, a biography which reveals the career of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) . (b. 20 August , d. December ), Egyptian writer of the first rank. He participated, with several of his contemporaries (al-ʿAḳḳād, al-Māzinī, Ṭāhā.

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Muhammad Husayn Haykal

Ab Ghaznavi marked it as to-read Dec 25, Lilo rated it liked it Oct 10, Haykal wrote the first Arabic realistic novel, Zaynab ; Russian translation,a lyrical, somewhat sentimental work in the style of European novels that describes village life in Egypt.

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By adding the mystical and supernatural aspects in the life of Muhammad, readers will be able to grasp how the revelation of Islam is relevant to the social condition of that time and put it into a much deeper context of understanding in our current conditions. Hamizah Supian is currently reading it May 18, Muhammad Husayn Haykal reported in his book, “some historians would rather agree that Makkah had remained nomadic until the kingship of Quassy in the middle of fifth century CE.


This is a book recommended to us by our lecturer and is one of the good books when it comes to the life of our Noble prophet and I recommend it to anyone else to read.

Oct 29, Hayial Aziz rated it liked it. Bahru is currently reading it Feb 13, The Life of Muhammad by MH Haykal is a very good book for those of you who wanted to read the Islamic version of the story, complete with all of the spiritual, supernatural and mystical aspects endowed in Islamic teaching.

Alay Alay rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Favourite moment is when Muhammad gets busted with Mariyah the slave girl on Hafsah’s allocated wife day and freaks out thinking she will blab to the other wives: Return to Book Page.

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Jameel added it Mar 10, The huayn was the last book abu my father ever gave me and I got it on the last day he was alive – Tuesday, 26th Nov. Car Seat marked it as to-read May 20, His diaries, Recollections on Egyptian Politics vols.


The Life of Muhammad by Muhammad Husayn Haykal

Haluk Dinc rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Four Egyptian Literary Criticspart 2. The situation worsened when there were publicized views of Western educated hsuayn like Taha Hussayn, Muhammad Husayn Haykal and Salama Musa, who saw a religious life to mean backwardness and opposition to a modern civilization Shadi, Reported from the book of Muhammad Husayn Haykalsome historians claim that Makkah had no constructed houses other than the Kabah until Qussay become the king because neither Khuza’ah nor Jurhum wanted to raise any other construction beside the holy house and neither one spent his life outside the holy area in the open desert.

Ess rated it liked it Mar 23, Development of religion based community in pre-Islamic period in Makkah. Lists with This Book.

Mahmoud rated it really husaayn it Aug 26, In an attempt to please her, Muhammad promised that h Favourite moment is when Muhammad gets busted with Mariyah the slave girl on Hafsah’s allocated wife day and freaks out thinking she will blab to the other wives: Salem added it Nov 24,