Videos: First vision of Muhammad and ‘Visions of God’ according to National Geographic

The speaker is Lesley Hazleton and yes please do not be afraid to Google her name and find the biography that she wrote about the Prophet Muhammad, may peace be on him.

The second video above is a clip from a three hour Western movie about the prophet Muhammad, the Message.

The Message (ArabicالرسالةAr-Risālah, lit. Prophecy; originally known as Mohammad, Messenger of God) is a 1976 Islamic epic drama film directed and produced by Moustapha Akkad, chronicling the life and times of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through the perspective of his uncle Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib and adopted son Zayd ibn Harithah. The film has an important place in the Muslim world, as most Muslims have watched it at least once.[4][5]

Released in both separately-filmed Arabic and English-language versions, The Message serves as an introduction to early Islamic history. The international ensemble cast includes Anthony QuinnIrene PapasMichael AnsaraJohnny SekkaMichael ForestAndré MorellGarrick HagonDamien Thomas, and Martin Benson. It was an international co-production between Libya, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria and the United Kingdom.

The film was nominated for Best Original Score in the 50th Academy Awards, composed by Maurice Jarre, but lost the award to Star Wars (composed by John Williams). Then-Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi provided the majority of the financial support. You can watch the whole movie below:

Suggested additional reading and viewing by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times:

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The Nature of Revelation

True Nature of Divine Revelations

We Dream, Therefore God Is!

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