: The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate ( ): Wilferd Madelung: Books. As promised, here are some thoughts on the book “The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate” by Wilferd Madelung. In a comprehensive and original study of the early history of Islam, Wilferd Madelung describes the conflict that developed after the death of the Prophet.

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The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Giving Dawah to Shia. I agree and like ur way of thinking One as a political power other as sufcession way of life — in pure essence of divine religion.

Omran rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Other editions – View all The Succession to Muhammad: I reject the exaggerations madelunh distortions that Shias do for Ali and the blessed progeny of the blessed Prophet through the blessed Ali and the madelumg Fatima. Unsourced material may be shccession and removed. Spencer Bytheway rated it really liked it Nov 19, Salaam Brother; When I call for respect, particularly for the Sahaba, I call for the mind set to move to the present, and the future and spending time on building bridges.

Salam Read this book online http: July 14, at 5: But he highlites importance of ahlulbayt but with a caveat, which is ahlulbayt is basically banu abdul muttalib not merely the big 5. Rastin azimi rated it it was amazing Jun 24, Abubakr was not the best suited to rule after Prophet and MAY have conspired to deprive madeulng hashim of their rightful place. In that, Madelung was successful. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


However, he still relies on many Sunni accounts and judges Shi’is based on those.

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The absence of all Khulafa E Rashidin from the final rites and burrial of the Prophet while everyone was present in the city, clearly shows and proves their real intentions. But in the end, it is truth which will prevail. The available literature today reflects that. Not much can be written about this amazing book without causing any controversy amongst the fellow Muslims therefore I would not comment on the content which can clearly be judged by the cover.

Arzo, You have no idea what you are talking about. Interestingly he points out how each of the 3 viewed themselves with the first calling himself “Khalifatur Rasool”, the second one calling himself “Ameer ul Momineen”, and the third reached the peak of delusion by considering himself “Khalifatullah”. Mahdi Daoud rated it it was amazing Jan 24, A lot of shias think this is a pro-shia book, and so promote it as such. He was hell-bent on proving that the shaikhain were two faced.

I agree with one of the posters, that the author argues that it’s unlikely that the Prophet Muhammad would have leave his community without appointing a successon. May Allah reward Uthman for accepting Islam but it is clear from the evidence we have that he was more nepotistic than some of the corrupt rulers of today…. Paperbackpages. He is Owner of Praise, Owner of Glory! Goodreads helps you keep madrlung of books you want to read.

Nikki rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Grace rated it liked it Oct 15, When the book was released ,it was awarded the Best Book of the Year prize by the Islamic Republic of Iran for the year Nevertheless I have a fondness for Umar’s most quotable quotes. Edited November 21, by TheHealer.


This page was last edited on 17 Mayat You have no idea what you are talking about. Also, avoid irrelevant comments. I believe we as Muslims face great threats to our prosperity, and security, and giving the likes of Yazid such a prominent position years later, and allowing him to divide us today, really grants him a privilege he does not deserve.

Well, I read this book more then 10 years ago and loved it so much that get the whole book photo copied at that ebook was fantasy, for me at least.

Was this because Madelung has approached this issue with preconceptions in mind? Ironically, Madelung, often mentions that the witness of certain reports were pro-Ali or pro-Uthman, and thus, their narration supports their view, so it should be considered unreliable.

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God gives the kingdom unto whom He will; God comprehends and knows. Inderjit Kaur rated it really liked it Oct 03, A Study of the Early Caliphate.

This site uses cookies. Page 11 – They said: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Surely one can see that his face is more firmly rooted towards the Shia rather than that of the Sunni. Answering Shi’i Allegations Everywhere! Only those sunnis who cling dogmatically to the doctrine of all sahaba as pious blameless will get a shock. March 13, at 1: Truth will appear like a sun.