Clearing Misconceptions: 10 Myths About Muhammad (Infographic)

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is perhaps the single most misunderstood person in human history, especially among non-Muslims.


The distorted portrayal of the Prophet has been a consistent theme in European thought spanning centuries, from the initial reception of Islam’s message in medieval European thought all the way down to today.

We find in European and western libraries a vast literary history in which the Prophet is often depicted in the most debasing terms – as the warmonger, the slaughterer, the oppressor of women, the imposter, and the despot.

In addition to distorting the Prophet’s life, character and memory, western views have obscured our understanding of his true message and his contributions to human civilization.

This Infographic gives summary answers to clear ten main misconceptions attributed to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Further detailed answers can be found at this page titled “The Most Controversial Questions About Muhammad.

If they knew him, they would love him.

May the peace and blessings of Allah be on His final prophet, whom He sent as a mercy to the worlds. 



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