Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time
is a non-fiction book by the British
writer Karen Armstrong
. It is part of the "Eminent Lives" series, which are short biographies of famous people by well-known writers. It is Armstrong's second biography of Muhammad
(SAW). Her first biography Muhammad: a Biography of the Prophet
earned her the Muslim Public Affairs Council Media Award. Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time
is a short biography that shows how most Muslims
understand the prophet Muhammad and their faith. In the book, Armstrong depicts Muhammad as both a mystic and a clever political and social reformer.