Islam and the Earliest Muslims Two Conflicting Portraits

August 6, 2015

The Doctrine of Imamah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents    The Doctrine of Imamah   The fourth and the last condition mentioned by us for perennial nubuwwah was that the nabi should be the centre of affections and source of guidance to his followers. Like the Oneness of Allah, Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam is the sole expositor of divine laws and commands. Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal has correctly explained the cultural […]
August 6, 2015

The Doctrine of Imamah continued

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Contradictory Pictures of Early Islamic Era   What was the standard set by the earliest Islamic Era? What was the result; how the character and morals of the people were moulded under Rasulullah’s salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam guidance; and were these men different from national leaders, founders of kingdoms and persons aspiring for personal aggrandisement? What was their attitude to their kin; […]