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The Answer to the Problematic Age of Aisha (RA)

The age of `A’ishah, daughter of Abu Bakr, when she married the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is something that has only recently become controversial. The traditional account is that the marriage was consummated when she was nine years old, which naturally appears strange, if not uncomfortable, to many in a modern, […]

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Status Of The Sunnah in Islam

What Is The Sunnah? “And whatever the Messenger gives you, take it, and whatever he forbids you, leave it. And fear Allah: truly Allah is severe in punishment. ” [Qur’an 59:7] 1) The Qur’an speaks of the importance of the Sunnah, for example: (a) Allah says: “He who obeys the Messenger has indeed obeyed Allah…” […]

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