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2-15: Uthman and The Quran

One of the most troublesome spots in the Muslim world was the Iraqi city of Kufah. The people were fickle, restless, and never satisfied with their governor. Uthman had to change their governor no less than three times.

Uthman's popularity took another hit during the Hajj of 649. Seemingly inconsequential actions had major repercussions.

But the most important event during this period was the one that would bring the most benefit. Upon discovering the message of the Quran was in danger of being diluted and fractured, Uthman took immediate stops to reverse this trend.

What came out of this was a standard, official compilation of the Quran that remains to this day.

But even this great achievement came with its problems. Ultimately, it was just another chance for Uthman's opponents to gripe about him.

The fun doesn't end when the podcast does. Visit the Show Notes page for more links, articles, and videos related to this episode

Show notes for this episode are available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Uthman3

Here's some of the things you'll find:

  • Transcript for this episode
  • A link to the article "Do You And Your Muslim Spouse Speak the Same Language?" by Subhanah Wahhaj.
  • Video to this week's favorite Nasheed, "Jannah" by Deen Squad.

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Direct download: 2-15.mp3
Category:Islamic History -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

2-14: Uthman And Abu Dharr

Uthman has been accused of often appointing his family members to high positions. And in many instances that was true.

But some of his appointments were still very good, even if they were related to him. An example of that is Muawiyyah ibn Abu Sufyan.

In addition to finding favor with the Prophet of Islam, Muawiyyah was a competent governor of Syria. One of his earliest successes was the building of the first Muslim navy.

But he would run into trouble when another companion, Abu Dharr, begins to criticize the way some Muslims lived.

Abu Dharr was not one to hold his tongue; not even for the governor of Syria nor for the Caliph. When Abu Dharr's speech begins to rub people the wrong way, Uthman has to make some changes.

Unfortunately, he was unaware how those changes would damage his reputation.

Show notes for this episode are available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Uthman2

Some things you'll find interesting in the show notes are:

  • Transcript for this episode
  • "Married Almost 10 Years!" By Subhanah Wahhaj
  • Video for favorite Nasheed of the week, "Muslim Queen" by Deen Squad.

Please support the Islamic History Podcast by doing one (or more) of the following:

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Direct download: 2-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45am EDT

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