Omid Safi is a Professor of Islamic Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, specializing in contemporary Islamic thought and classical Islam. An award-winning teacher and speaker, his most recent book, "Memories of Muhammad," looks at the biography and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad.
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“Welcome O Darling of the Lord”: Celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s birthday (Mawlid) through his mother’s eyes
Muslims recall and celebrate the Mawlid (birthday) of the Prophet Muhammad today. One of the loveliest traditions tells the story of the Prophet’s birth through female eyes, namely the eyes of his mother.
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