Abu Bakr

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  • The Shia 's View On Abu Bakr

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    The Shia had an entirely different view on Abu Bakr, and on whom the next successor should be. The Shia’s emerged as a political division over who should lead the community. They believed that Ali, the Prophet’s son in law and cousin, should be the First Caliph. The word Shia quite literally means party of Ali. They wanted to keep the succession well in the family line, and had a tarnished view of Abu Bakr. The believed that Ali was a part of the Ahlul-Bayth -- people of the family or home. The Ahlul-Byath

  • The Political Beliefs Of The Shia And Shia

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    The Sunni believed that Abu Bakr should be the leader and was given the popularity of the vote, but Shia believed that the family of the prophet should be the leader. “Shia argued that only Ali was qualified to uphold the spiritual values that underpinned the whole future direction of Islam.” (Rogerson 5) The disagreement of who should be leader grew to the establishment of Shia, who supported Ali. Shia believed that Ali should have been the first caliph instead of Abu Bakr being the first. Shia came

  • The Islamic Caliphates During The Post Prophethood Time Essay

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    claiming control over the Muslims, was appointed. Although the caliphs were not prophets, their centralized purpose was to continue the straight path of Prophet Muhammad, politically, economically, and spiritually. During the rule of the 4 caliphates, Abu Baker, Umar Ibn Al- Khattab, Uthman Ibn Affan and Ali, the Muslims underwent a series of developments, movements, and conquests. The Islamic caliphates in the post Prophethood time period, provided leadership and social unity for Middle Eastern communities

  • How Islam Has Become A Prominent Religion

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    have not happened if there were not many prominent events in the years since it was created. Eight events that have happened in the Muslim community are the first revelation, the Hijrah, the change in the direction of prayer, the taking of Mecca, Abu Bakr becoming the first caliph and his important few years of rule, and the rule of the Safavid Empire. The First Revelation happened on 17 Ramadan, 610 C.E.. Muhammad was fasting and praying in a cave at the peak of Mount Hira as was his custom for

  • History of the Holy Quran

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    compiled into one book. In the meantime, most of the Prophet’s Companions memorised the Quran. When Abu Bakr  became Caliph after the Prophet  died, a large number of the Companions were killed during the War of Apostasy. 'Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab  went to the Caliph and discussed the idea of compiling the Quran into one volume. He was disturbed, as most of those who memorised it had died. Then, Abu Bakr  called for Zayd and commissioned him to collect the Quran into one book, which became known as the

  • The Sunni Shia And The Muslim Sunni Essay

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    successor of the Prophet Muhammad?” Through this 1,400 year conflict Most sunnis believe that Abu Bakr the Prophet 's closest companion is the true successor. In contrast most Shias believe that Ali, who was the prophet 's cousin and son in law is the true successor. Abu bakr was the rightful heir to lead Muslims after the Prophet’s death. Abu Bakr was arguably his closest confidant throughout their lives, and Abu Bakr understood the Messenger teachings the best. It can also be argued that that Ali would

  • The Sciences Of Qur ' An

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    they were involved in this process. Our holy book, Al-Qur’an Karim, was compiled during three main phases: 1 )During the lifetime of Prophet(pbuh), 2.) During the lifetime of Abu Bakr(ra), and 3.During the time of Uthman(ra). Each of these periods offer a rich history that can be revered and respected as followers of this faith. The next few paragraphs will offer some insight on the collection, preservation and compilation of

  • Ten Blessed Companions

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    Contents 1. Introduction 2. Hazrat Abu Bakr 3. Hazrat Umar 4. Hazrat Usman 5. Hazrat Ali 6. Hazrat Talha 7. Hazrat Zubair 8. Hazrat Sa’ad ibn Abi Waqqas 9. Hazrat Sa’id Ibn Zayd 10. Abdur-Rahman bin A’aowf 11. Abu Ubaydah bin Al-Jirrah Introduction Among the Sahaaba is a group of ten Companions who are known by the title Ashrah Mubash-sharah which means the ten Sahaaba about who Rasullullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) gave the glad tidings of Janaat. Rasullullah

  • Children Of Dust : A Memoir Of Pakistan

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    Ali Eteraz is a sharp, smart, and occasionally, bitingly entertaining writer. His incredibly noticeable, now aged site, in which he made both comic and certified articles about Pakistani administrative issues, Islamic sexuality, and radical militancy, provoked his inescapably transforming into a giver to The Guardian UK and making articles for such standard venues as Dissent, Foreign Policy, and The Huffington Post. In Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan, Eteraz uncovers his real gifts as a

  • Children Of Dust By Ali Eteraz

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    Children Of Dust Ali Eteraz is a smart and thoughtful writer. He also has a way of adding a bit of comedic value in his writings when needed. His book “Children of Dust” is a memoir of his life in Pakistan and America. This book also reads more like a story as opposed to a book that just states facts. This book “Children Of Dust” is broken down into five parts. Each one of these parts signify a different name he takes for himself. Meaning, each of these names or parts identify a certain stage