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Produced by Crescent Films, directed by Faris Kermani, with host Rageh Omaar. Episodes include.... This is the story of a man who changed the world forever. In a journey that is both literal and historical, retrace the footsteps of the Prophet, from his humble beginnings in Mecca to his struggles with accepting his Prophetic role; from his flight to Medina to his subsequent military and political successes and failures--through to his death and his legacy...This is the extraordinary story of a man who, in little more than 20 years, changed the world forever.
Life of Muhammad comprises three one-hour episodes. The first, The Seeker, examines the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to his first wife, Khadijah, as well as his first revelations and the profound impact they had on his life and on the lives of those closest to him. Holy Wars, the second episode, focuses on key events in Muhammad’s life, including the Night Journey to Jerusalem, his departure from Mecca and the eight-year war with the Meccan tribes. The third and final episode, Holy Peace, analyzes events during his later life, including the introduction of the moral code known as Shari‘a and the concept of jihad.
Filmed on location in Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Turkey, Syria, the U.S., the United Kingdom and Jordan, the series also draws on the expertise of some of the world’s leading academics and commentators on Islam. Along with the historical narrative, the film addresses Islam’s role in the world today and explores interpretations of Islamic attitudes toward money, charity, women, social equality, religious tolerance, war and conflict, providing a fascinating, timely and unique insight into the Islamic faith.