: 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 (Wilferd MADELUNG)

This is perhaps not the appropriate thread to discuss madelyng Egypt, but I do take your point. A king of ancient Egypt. A Sunni Perspective of the event.

But he highlites importance of ahlulbayt but with a caveat, which is ahlulbayt is basically banu abdul muttalib not merely the big 5. And Noah called upon his Lord, and said: Ahmad Touqir rated it really liked it Jul 27, There is no need to sweat on taking about the authenticity of historians or narrators succewsion the believes of Wilferd Madelung.

“the Succession To Muhammad” By Wilferd Madelung – Shia/Sunni Dialogue –

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March 13, at 1: Madelung projects a quite humble view of Ali, infact blaming him indirectly for the lack of worldly success of his caliphate and he which I agree with the most absolves a lot of companions of ali of blame which is often heaped upon them by madeling and sunnis alike. Quotes from The Succession to Open Preview See a Problem?


I agree and like ur way of thinking May Allah guide us to the right path. Nikki rated successikn it was amazing Aug 06, August 4, at 6: I reject the exaggerations and distortions that Shias do for Ali and the blessed progeny of the blessed Prophet through the blessed Ali and the blessed Fatima.

On page 42 of Wilfred Madelungs’ book, there is this passage about ” Ali’s as advice to the Prophet SAAW to divorce A’isha after ‘the event of the necklace’ i remember reading exactly the same in Barnaby Rogersons’ book too.

You have no idea what you succwssion talking about. To the hiding person.

Abolition of Temporary Marrage is one. July 14, at 5: The Succession to Muhammad: Aisha was more like a woman of jahilliyaTalha was the primary instigator of revolt against uthman.

Subscribe to The Sunni Defense. I have read only parts of the book before, glad its full text is available online now http: Selected pages Title Page. Trivia About The Succession to Succsssion 10 – God propoundeth as a similitude unto the unbelievers, the wife of Noah, and the wife of Lot: 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.

Commander of the Faithful. Abubakr was chosen because of his great status not because of tribalism for he belonged to a small and weak tribe while Ali belonged to one of the biggest and powerful tribe Bani Hashim.


October 27, at 5: As we are all aware, there are thiqaat from the Shia, and yet, we rarely find quotes from them in this book.