Slaves in the History of Islam 1 To give an idea of how Islam raised the status of slaves and treated them as human beings instead of brutes of burden (which was their common lot before Islam), the...
The peace treaty with Imam Hassan (as) 3 Reply Eight – Imam Hasan (as) made peace on account of pressure Ibn Asakir in his authority work ‘Tareekh Damishq’ and Imam Dhahabi in ‘Siyar Alam Nubla’(1)...
Cultural Relations Between Christianity and Shia Islam (2) His argument seems to be baseless, for Tahafut al-Tahafut by Ibn Rushd was translated before 729/1328 by Qalunimus bin Dawud and was...
The History of Jamal Battle (the Camel) (1) Battle of Jamal occurred in November 656 A.D. between Aisha, Talhah and Zubayr in one side and Ali, the ruler (Caliph) of that time, on the other side. It...
Self-Purification, the Main Goal of Divine Messengers (1) The greatest aim of Divine Messengers was to emphasize the importance of refinement, purification, and training of human selves. God-Almighty...
Islam Doctrines on Equality, Realism, Wisdom and Mysticism (3) If we investigate in the same manner all of the creatures of the world one by one it will become perfectly obvious that for each of them...
The Excellences of the Imam Hussain in Sunni Hadith (4) Divine wisdom in creation can be best discerned, according to the Qur'an, in the order of nature, and in the human individual and his society....
The Excellences of the Imam Husayn in Sunni Hadith (1) HUMAN history may be seen as a record of the eternal struggle between right and wrong, virtue and vice, good and evil, and righteousness and...
"Unschooled" Prophet And The Word "Ummi"? (2) (ii) An inhabitant of Umm al-Qura Those who favour this view associate the word with "Umm al-Qura", ie, Mecca. The Qur'anic verse 92 of Surah Al-Anam...
The Event Of Hudaybiyyah In the life-history of the Prophet (SA), there are events which bring to light the fact that even while in Medina, the Prophet (SA) did not read or write. Among all such...
The Scribes of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP) It follows from the texts of authentic ancient Islamic history that the Prophet (SA) had a number of scribes in Medina. The scribes wrote the wahy,...
Muhammad (PBUH&HP) The Unschooled Prophet (2) 2. The Development of Calligraphy In Hijaz In the end of the book: "Futuh al-Buldan", Al-Baladhuri thus describes the early development of...

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