Did Muhammad (pbuh) Author the Qur’an for Status, Fame or Leadership
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There are some critics who say that may be the Prophet attributed the Quran, though he was the author, because he wanted fame, status, glory, as well as leadership.
According to Michael H. Hart, he writes in his book, The 100 most influential persons in the history of humankind.
And he analyzes
all the human being from Adam peace be upon him to the present time,
and undisputedly, he puts Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him as number one
as being the most influential person in the history of humankind.
So, if you wanted to become a leader,
he didn't have to claim that the Quran was from God. If you actually want the author
and Michael chart, he gives reasons for each person, why did he give him number one, number two, number three, etc.
And at the end of the biography says that
it was the indisputable,
secular and religious influence of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, that makes him the undisputable number one person to have the most influence in human history.
Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, if you want the glory, fame, power, leadership, he also eloquent he had all the qualities, he did not have to falsely attribute
the Quran, Almighty God, he had all the abilities.
And if we analyze logically,
who wants power, glory, leadership, fame, status, along with him is attached.
fancy clothes, magnificent places, monumental palaces, guards, etc.
But if you see the lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. He made his own clothes, he repaired his own shoes, he made the goat. And he did his own household work.
He sat on the floor and eat. When he went to the marketplace.
He didn't have any colorful gods.
He was an example of simplicity and humbleness. And anyone who invited him, even the poor people, he's to accept the invitation, and if to eat whatever was off to him.
So my thought that his enemies, the past remark, which has mentioned the Quran
in surah, tauba, chapter number nine, verse number 61. Oh, he listens to everyone is enemy, they're angry, what kind of a person is this? He listens to each and every one. Even the poor people.
And there are many instances and occasions, which are recorded history.
And in the Hadith.
And one, for instance, is the word representative
from the pagan Arabs, but then you have the BA
and he comes to the Prophet and says that we will give you all the Western Arabia make you the richest man of Arabia.
We will even make you the leader. If you want we'll make you the King. Only thing we want from you is that you should stop spreading this message that there is one God
if the Prophet wanted leadership, if you wanted to become the king who accepted this offer very easy.
There are several examples. We have the example that when the pagan Arabs, the dole is uncle Abu Talib,
that asking you for to give him the message
of universal Bedouin of the oneness of God. He replaced his uncle, that even if they put the sun in my right hand
and the moon in my left hand, I will not stop my mission. I will not stop spreading this message until the day I die, or
there was a time
when his son Ibrahim,
and it coincided with an eclipse.
So immediately people said Ah, this is a sign from God. The sun is mourning, because a person has died, the son of Muhammad peace be upon him. Immediately the Prophet replied. And he said that the sun and the moon, there are signs of Allah subhanaw taala did not Eclipse
because of the birth or the death of any human being
If you wanted fame and power it was a very good option you could have said yes because my son died we see the heavens are morning but I didn't do that because the truthful person