W. Montgomery Watt. Muhammad. Study Guide
1. Terms, names, etc.
2. W. Montgomery Watt is the author whose theories are criticized by
Patricia Crone in Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam. Do you have a
sense of his approach in this brief selection which Crone would find
3. What does Watt believe to have been Muhammad's main accomplishments?
4. Was Muhammad responsible for the birth of Islam and/or the Muslim
community, in Watt's view?
- Holy Land
- Messenger of God