Posts Tagged ‘ IsH – Umayyads ’

Hadhrat ‘Uthman Al-Ghani Ibn ‘Affan (ra) – The Great Lover of Allah
Account of how Hadhrat ‘Uthman(ra) became a beacon of light for the early Muslims. The article covers his achievements in the official compilation of the Qur’an, and the apparent growing discontent against his judgement that led to his unfortunate murder. (Amer Safir - UK)
Khilafat in Islam
Our curtain raiser review of the concept of Khilafat as presented in Islam. A Khalifa is a Vicegerent and is appointed by God. Can Khilafat be perpetuated by a corporate entity? What is the difference between prophethood and Khilafat, Successors of the Holy Prophet (saw) and the Promised Messiah (as)? (Fareed Ahmad - UK)
History of Islam
A brief history of Islam from the Caliphats, through the medieval era, the Mongols and Ottoman Empires to today (well, 1947), including a background to the political history of some Muslim countries. (Dr. Abdus Salam)