The Succession to Muhammad: A Study of the Early Caliphate by Wilferd Madelung PDF

By Wilferd Madelung

ISBN-10: 0521561817

ISBN-13: 9780521561815

In a resounding reinterpretation of early Islamic background, Wilferd Madelung examines the clash that constructed after the loss of life of Muhammad for keep watch over of the Muslim group. He demonstrates how this clash, which marked the dying of the 1st 4 caliphs, led to the lasting schism among Sunnite and Shi'ite Islam. unlike contemporary scholarly tendencies, the writer takes up the Shi'i reason, arguing in security of the succession of 'Ali. This e-book will make an important scholarly contribution to the talk over succession.

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In a resounding reinterpretation of early Islamic heritage, Wilferd Madelung examines the clash that built after the loss of life of Muhammad for keep watch over of the Muslim group. He demonstrates how this clash, which marked the loss of life of the 1st 4 caliphs, led to the lasting schism among Sunnite and Shi'ite Islam.

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42 Not even to the dead body of the Prophet would his kin have shown due respect had it not been for divine intervention. (A1T, encouraged by his wife Fatima and al-'Abbas, who falsely pretended to the inheritance of Muhammad's worldly possessions, imagined that he was entitled to the caliphate as Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law. But as everybody deserted him after the death of Fatima, he was forced to offer Abu Bakr his allegiance. His condition for meeting him was that the rude (Umar should not be present.

Awf,4 whom he used to assist in the recitation of the QurJan (uqri'uhu l-Qur'dri). (Abd al-Rahman reported that he had witnessed the caliph on that day being approached by a man who addressed him: 'What are you going to do about a man who says: By God, if (Umar b. al-Khattab were to die, I would swear allegiance to so-and-so (fuldn). By God, the oath of 1 2 3 4 The account that Abu Mikhnaf received from the Khazrajite cAbd Allah b. cAbd al-Rahman b. Abl (Amra, quoted at length by al-Tabarl (I, 1837-44), has been briefly analysed by M.

Wahb b. cAbd Manaf of the clan of Zuhra are meant. 14 The succession to Muhammad to the exclusion of the descendants of the other two brothers of Hashim, c Abd Shams (the ancestor of the Umayyads) and Nawfal. 25 This alliance was confirmed at the time of the boycott of Muhammad by the Quraysh when the Banu 1-Muttalib joined the Hashim in extending protection to him. 26 Because of their association with the Banu Hashim, a number of the Banu 1-Muttalib received portions of the produce of Khaybar belonging to the Prophet.

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