Attitude of Arabian Gulf towards the Islamic Message
Journal of Historical studies,
Volume 2, Issue 24, Pages 91-126
AbstractThe paper deals with attitude of Bahrain as well as Oman towards Islam in era of the prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him and his household) since of these areas represented what is so-called as Arabian gulf nowadays.
The paper discusses the devices which used to convey the Islamic concepts to the given areas. The devices were messages and letters as well as delegations which were coming from Medina.
Pre-Islam, the people of the given areas believed in various religious beliefs such as Idolatry as well as some other religions such as Jewish, Christianity and Magianism.
Despite that the chroniclers differed about dates of the letters and messages that were sent by the prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him and his household) to the people in the areas under study, but this paper emphasizes is: they were between the sixth and eighth years of Hijrah (the migration from Makkah to Madinah).
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