Tag: CALIPH

Four Imams | Legacies Like No Other

The talents and interests of people vary. What is key, however, is that one gathers one’s thoughts, ambitions, talents, time, and resources, then devises a clear plan to invest these for the greatest matters of life: Allah and the home of the hereafter.

Four Imams | The Rise of Fitna

Any biographer who omits the trial of Imām Aḥmad has been unforgivably deficient, for it cost him 17 years of his life.

Khilafah: Yesterday & Tomorrow | Dr Abdul Wahid on Unscripted #78

100 years after the fall of the last caliphate, the Chairman of Executive Committee of Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain, Dr Abdul Wahid sits down with Salman for a very special podcast to discuss all things Khilafah.

The Prophet ﷺ in his Role as Ruler

100 years after the abolishment of the last caliphate, Sh Abdalhaqq Bewley looks at the governing blueprint drawn up by the most successful leader in history: the Prophet ﷺ

The Maulana for the Millions | Abul A’la Maududi

Although many know him as the founder of one of the original and most influential Islamic revivalist movements, Jamaat-e-Islami, did you know that Maulana Maududi was also part of establishing and running the Islamic University of Madinah?

The Caliph & The Vaccine

Abid Mohammed gives us a surprising history of Muslims spearheading public immunisation, and how one Muslim Caliph in particular dealt with reluctance to vaccines in his time...

Did Muslim Caliphs Burn Libraries?

Did you know 'Umar b. al Khattab was accused of burning down the Alexandrian Library?

Preserving Islam’s Scholarly Independence

Between politicised religious institutions and tempting salaries, how did Islam’s scholars maintain their independence?

The Boy that Changed the World

In the age of fictional superheroes, Sh Shaqur Rehman tells the story of a boy who really did change the world.

Understanding the Caliphate: Between Romanticism and Cynicism

This history which consists of 1,300 years of vast territorial expansion, economic prosperity and intellectual enlightenment is also known for its civil wars, dynastic power struggles and instances of oppressive rule, writes Dilly Hussain