Jesus and Muhammad – F. E. Peters (Quotes) :date: 2015-09-15 18:01:19 +0300
.. :author: Emin Reşah .. :date: Sat May 16 14:38:37 EEST 2015 .. :dp: 13088
[T]he historian approaches the Quran document without Muslim consent, which is not crucial, but also without valuable Muslim assistance. (p. xvi)
Other saints earn their authority by their personal holiness, that famous “odor of sanctity” that exudes from their persons. Jesus and Muhammad doubtless possessed that, but their authority derived from elsewhere, as they claimed and as their followers believed: they were the chosen of God.