"The mission of the Prophet assigns an important place to the cultivation of the moral virtues and self-purification. It is a familiar theme running through the whole of Quran which makes it abundantly clear that wisdom stands for exalted morality. In the Surah Isra the Quran expounds the bases of morality and civilized behaviour and goes on to call them as wisdom".
To read further, Character of the Prophet, A.A, Nadwi
This post is part of our series of lecture reading excerpts from Sanad Foundation's 2018 course 'Islamic Scholarly Tradition' taught by Sidi Mohamed Acharki in Melbourne.