Early and objective Western accounts of how the Muslim faith was spread throughout the world are rare. First published in 1896, The Preaching of Islam contains a scholarly study of the life of the Prophet Mohammed, followed by an account of how his teachings were spread across the world. First in Western Asia, then through Africa, Europe, Persia, India, Malaysia and China.
T.W. Arnold was Professor of Arabic at the University of London towards the end of the nineteenth century. This publication presents an insightful, digestible history of the world’s second biggest religion.