Rather Misguided!

May 15, 2017

4. Tijani’s enlightenment and his attitude towards Abu Bakr

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   4. Tijani’s enlightenment and his attitude towards Abu Bakr   In these passages Tijani opens up to the readers his religious persuasions and confesses the reasons for his conversion to the Twelver Shia faith. He says:   The reasons behind my enlightenment are many, but I shall only mention a few of them here: The text regarding the succession to the Caliphate I […]
May 15, 2017

5. Tijani’s proofs for the superiority of ‘Ali over Abu Bakr

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5. Tijani’s proofs for the superiority of ‘Ali over Abu Bakr   Tijani has a sectioned titled, ‘‘Ali is more worthy of being followed.’ In this section he presents the reasons, both textual and rational, why he believes that ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu was superior to Abu Bakr radiya Llahu ‘anhu, and more deserving of the Caliphate. He writes:   One of the […]
May 15, 2017

6. Tijani criticises Abu Bakr for applying the Law of Allah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   6. Tijani criticises Abu Bakr for applying the Law of Allah   Tijani says:   The second incident that involved Abu Bakr during the early days of his caliphate, which the Sunni historians recorded, was his disagreement with the nearest of all people to him, Umar ibn al Khattab. The incident revolves around Abu Bakr’s decision to fight those who refused to pay […]
May 15, 2017

7. Tijani’s condemnation of Abu Bakr for how he dealt with Khalid ibn al Walid

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   7. Tijani’s condemnation of Abu Bakr for how he dealt with Khalid ibn al Walid   Tijani says:   The third incident which took place during the early days of Abu Bakr’s caliphate in which he found himself in disagreement with Umar, and for which certain Qur’anic and Prophetic texts were interpreted, was that of Khalid ibn al Walid who killed Malik ibn […]
May 18, 2017

Refuting Tijani’s Criticisms of the Second Khalifah, ‘Umar ibn al Khattab

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Chapter Seven Tijani’s Criticisms of the Second Khalifah, ‘Umar ibn al Khattab   After his earlier diatribe on Hudaybiyyah, the Thursday calamity and the dispatching of Usamah’s battalion Tijani, again, sets his target on the second Khalifah, ‘Umar ibn al Khattab radiya Llahu ‘anhu. Fortunately, our detailed refutations of his arguments, and our exposé of his lies, misdirection and falsification of history suffices […]