: 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
Refresh and try again. And madeluhg importantly, the book isn’t about beliefs as such but about the politics that were involved in setting up the caliphate. Grace rated it liked it Oct 15, Filed under ArticlesHistoryRebuttals.
The reality though is that proving them ‘wrong’ doesn’t prove shias right.
The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate (Wilferd MADELUNG)
A Study of the Early Caliphate review “. Why would be biased on shia sources… any reason for it.? To the hiding person.
Open Preview See a Problem? Most importantly, I did learn from this that Sunnis successlon light years ahead of Orientalists when it comes to judging the basis of historical material.
I think we should have a non-Muslim like Madelung come and debate publicly against Sunnis, and show the truth through objective analysis. Posted July 15, edited. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Instead succeasion attempting to either weaken the ones with weak chains, he chooses to assert that both are liars that fabricated narrations that supported their own views.
Truth will appear like a sun. An excellent objective destruction of the Sunni mindset on the Caliphate.
Retrieved from ” https: Instead of attempting to either weaken the ones with weak chains, he chooses to assert that both are liars that fabricated narrations that supported their own views. Even if I was a traditional sunni I dont see how madelung’s conclusion wud seriously shaken my faith. Wilferd Madelung analyses the conflict which developed after Muhammad’s death for the leadership of the nascent Muslim community.
“the Succession To Muhammad” By Wilferd Madelung – Shia/Sunni Dialogue –
Earlier historical reports sometimes with shorter and incomplete chains but more genuine nonpartisan reports might actually be more reliable than a elaborate impeccable chain which parrots the official version of sunni or shia doctrine.
I just wanna know your views on this book if you’ve read it.
maelung Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. 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. Posted November 21, edited. Spencer Bytheway rated it really liked it Nov 19, Thanks for telling us about the problem.
He pursues the history of this confict through the reign of the four ‘Rightly Guided’ caliphs to its climax in successsion first Inter-Muslim War.
A king of ancient Egypt. By MohamedYesterday at Page 6 – So give what is due to kindred, the needy, and the wayfarer. A lot of shias think this is a pro-shia book, and so promote madelyng as such. Trivia About The Succession to The book’s sub-title “A Study of the Early Caliphate” is a big clue.
The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate by Wilferd Madelung
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Quotes from The Succession to Wilferd Madelung is a professor of Arabic at Oxford. Cambridge University PressOct 15, – History – pages. 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.
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According to the narration in the Saheehain, Omar was asked by the Muslimeen to appoint a leader. It was Abubakr who told Muslims to bury Him saw in the place He saw died, the house of mother of believers Aisha Siddiqa ra because he heard the Prophet saw saying Prophets are buried in the place where they die. January 2, at 7: August 4, at 8: He pursues the history of this conflict through the reign of the four ‘Rightly Guided’ caliphs to its climax in the first inter-Muslim war.
This is perhaps not the appropriate thread to discuss ancient Egypt, but I do take your point.