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2-13: Uthman And Egypt

Uthman Ibn Affan has always been compared to others. Both during his lifetime and after, he has been compared to the Caliph that came before him and the one that would come after him.

There are many factors that contributed to his popularity among a small segment of the Muslim society. Some of them were based on decisions that Uthman made.

But some things were out of his control, such as:

  • Not as many conquests as before
  • Minority Muslim Arabs ruling over a conquered, non-Muslim people.
  • Economic strain from entitlements established by Umar Ibn Al-Khattab.

Still, there were some decisions that Uthman made that make us pause.

One of his most questionable decisions was replacing a popular and successful general like Amr Ibn Al-As with Ibn Abi Sarh.

It did not help that Ibn Abi Sarh had once betrayed Prophet Muhammad. And the fact that he was Uthman's cousin just made things even worse.

Show notes for this episode are available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Uthman1

Some things you may find interesting in the show notes:

  • Transcript for this episode
  • "I Don't Need Any Reminders" by Subhanah Wahhaj (Available 9-27-2016)
  • Video for favorite Nasheed of the week, "Good Life" by Harris J.

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Direct download: 13.mp3
Category:Islamic History -- posted at: 1:50am EST

Bonus: The Nation Of Islam

A problem with my internet service delayed the release of this bonus episode.

This is another in-between/bonus episode as we continue to work on the series on the first 100 years after the Prophet's death.

This week we're going to discuss the Nation of Islam; an African-American religious and political group that gained fame during the 50s and 60s.

Some of their most famous members include the founder Elijah Muhammad, his protege Malcolm X, the famous boxer Muhammad Ali, Louis Farrakhan, and Imam W.D. Mohammed.

Show notes available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/noi

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Direct download: bonus-noi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

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