The Drawn Sword of Allah: meet Islam’s greatest general

Khalid ibn al-Walid was, like Omar, a companion of the Prophet who had fought against Muhammad’s followers in the early days of the revelations—notably, at the Battle of Badr. Ibn al-Walid was destined to convert and become one of Islam’s greatest generals. The broad-shouldered soldier’s soldier and genius battlefield tactician whose nickname was the “Drawn…

This 19th Century slave-owner is more enlightened than Trump’s choice for Supreme Court Justice

The idea of the Wall of Separation between church and state was introduced by Thomas Jefferson, the United States’ third president, in his 1802 letter to the Danbury Baptists. The United States was in fact founded on (thought not always faithful to) the idea of religious tolerance. Jefferson realized what many others did at the…

Struggles of Modernity

Prophet Muhammad forgot to abolish slavery before he died and, unfortunately for those people, there would never be another prophet! From then on, things would be open to wishful interpretations. Support Mohamed Ibrahim — Book Shop | Patreon | Twitter| Facebook | Instagram Special thanks to Andrew Hall who runs the Patheos blog Laughing in…

Now available: volume two of Muhammad by Mohamed

Just in time for the holidays, the second volume of Muhammad by Mohamed is now available as an eBook on Lulu and other retailers! It will also be available soon via the Apple i-bookstore, Barnes and Noble Nook, Amazon Kindle, Kobo and others. Support Mohamed Ibrahim Book Shop | Patreon | Twitter| Facebook | Instagram…