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In 2 Minutes... Story of Caliph Uthman's Quran

In 2 Minutes... Story of Caliph Uthman's Quran

15 Years after the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) passed away, Caliph Uthman ordered that all Quran copies to be burnt. What?! Well, that aimed to give respect to the Quran. Definitely, it was not a sort of Terry-Jones action. There is a story behind this decision. In the west, It is an …

What Was the Qur'an Copy of `Uthman?

What Was the Qur'an Copy of `Uthman?

During the time of `Uthman ibn `Affan (may Allah be pleased with him) differences in reading the Qur’an became obvious. After consultation with the Companions, `Uthman had a standard copy prepared from the suhuf of Abu Bakr that were kept with Hafsah at that time. The following is the report in the Sahih of Al– Bukhari: Anas bin Malik narrated …

The Wealthy Companion - How Uthman Converted to Islam

Uthman accepted Islam easily partly because of the dreamlike vision he had experienced whilst on a journey home from Syria. While trying to fall asleep Uthman had heard a voice calling out, “O sleepers arise because Ahmad has emerged in Mecca” it said.

-Why Did Caliph `Uthman Burn the Quran? (Video)

Why Did Caliph `Uthman Burn the Qur'an? (Video)

One of the questions that many people ask is: Why did the third Caliph, `Uthman, burn all copies of the Qur’an during his reign? This is viewed as something sacrilegious or indicating that the Qur’an was wrong.

The Companions of the Prophet in Sunni Islam

Asalamu Alaikum Syed,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. I can tell from your tone and use of titles of respect that you have an open mind to the Sunni position regarding the Companions of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him-PBUH). Perhaps one of the most valuable tools that Allah Almighty …

Why Did Caliph `Uthman Burn the Qur'an? (Video)

One of the questions that many people ask is:  Why did the third Caliph, `Uthman, burn all copies of the Quran during his reign? This is viewed as something sacrilegious or indicating that the Qur’an was wrong. There is cultural misunderstanding here,  because from the Islamic tradition when you burn the Qur’an you are not …



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