This short booklet is a brief overview of the life of Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, with emphasis on some salient features of his message and practice.
It is meant to help the reader become better informed about Islam, which boasts more than a billion of the world population as its adherents. Better understanding will promote greater admiration and interest in its teachings.
Muhammad Zafrulla Khan (1893-1985), the author of this book, was internationally acclaimed jurist, diplomat and theologian. He was the first Foreign Minister of Pakistan (1947-1954). He was elected President to the 17th session of the United Nations General Assembly (1962-63). He served as a Judge of the International Court of Justice at the Hague in 1954, as its Vice President between 1958-61 and as its President from 1970-73. He is the author of many other books on related topics.