Before Orthodoxy: The Satanic Verses in Early Islam by Shahab Ahmed

By Shahab Ahmed

A debatable episode within the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad issues an incident during which he allegedly mistook phrases instructed by way of devil as divine revelation. Muslims now universally deny that the Satanic verses incident happened. yet Muslims didn't consistently carry this view. Shahab Ahmed makes use of this situation to discover how religions identify truth.

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