Nabih Amin Faris; Aishah: The Beloved of Mohammed. By Nabia Abbott, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago. AISHAH, THE BELOVED OF MOHAMMED. By NABIA ABBOTT, pp. xi + , pi. 1, map. University of Chicago Press, $ 2. ANSAB AL-ASHRAF OF. The Paperback of the Aisha: the beloved of Mohammed: The Beloved of Mohammed by Nabia Abbott at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on.

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Muhammad, saddened and upset, separated from his wives for a month. Public Private login e. Like Hafsa, Aisha had her own script of the Quran written after Muhammad’s death. As caliph, Abu Bakr was the first to set guidelines for the new position of authority.

The Shia have a generally negative view of Aisha. For this reason, Muslim feminists throughout the world are advocating a return to the society Muhammad originally envisioned for his followers.

As a result, every time Zaynab offered some of this honey to him he would spend a longer time in her apartment. In the modern era, Aisha’s age at marriage has been a source moha,med controversy and debate, and some Muslims have attempted to revise the previously-accepted timeline of her life. According to these sources, we can conclude that Aisha was much older than what she claimed and narrated in some hadith Shaheera marked it as to-read Jan 03, Comments and reviews What are comments?

After the defeat at the Battle of the Camel, Aisha retreated to Medina and became a teacher. Aisha garnered more special privilege in the Islamic community for being known as both a wife of Muhammad and the daughter of the first caliph. Casey marked it as to-read Aug 14, Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an.

Some Muslim authors have attempted to calculate Aisha’s age based on details found in some belovwd, eschewing the traditionally-accepted ahadith, though Kecia Ali labels these attempts beloed “revisionist”.


Various ahadith stating that Aisha was either nine or ten at the time of belovedd consummation come from collections with sahih statusmeaning they are regarded as reputable by the majority of Muslims.

Mussarrat marked it as to-read Oct 03, Prophet Muhammad s and His Family: Be the first to add this to a list. He was still sitting in her house when he announced that he had received a revelation from God confirming Aisha’s innocence. Random House Aiishah Unabridged Dictionary. Skip to content Skip to search. With the journey to Mecca approaching at this time, she wanted to rid herself of the situation.

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Rozeen Sh marked it as to-read Nov mohammde, We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Women in Islamic Biographical Collections: The story of this remarkable woman has been concealed or ignored for generations.

Nejat marked it as to-read Jul 02, Aisha’s age at the time of her marriage is frequently mentioned in Islamic literature. Mother of the believers 3. State University of New York Press. In Sunni tradition, Aisha is portrayed as scholarly and inquisitive.

Aishah, the Beloved of Mohammed

For the last two years of her life, Aisha spent much of her time telling the stories of Muhammad, hoping to correct false passages that had become influential in formulating Islamic law. This matter of succession to Muhammad is extremely aisbah to the Shia who believe that Ali had been appointed by Muhammad to lead while Sunni maintain that the public elected Abu Bakr.


REEM marked it as to-read Jan 31, Hamza marked it as to-read Feb 17, Shia view of Aisha. Volume 5 Mohammedd, Interpretations and Representations. He also used to put his head out of the mosque while he was in Itikaf, and I would wash it during my menses.

The majority of traditional hadith sources state that Aisha was married to Muhammad at the age of six or seven, but she stayed in her parents’ home until the age of nine, or ten according to Ibn Hisham[11] when the marriage was consummated with Muhammad, then 53, in Medina.

In many Muslim traditionsAisha is described as Muhammad’s most beloved or favored wife after his first wife, Khadija bint Khuwaylidwho died before the migration to Medina took place.

Citing articles via Google Scholar. Muhammad was just in the amount of time he spent with them and attention he gave to them. The battle is known as the Battle of the Camelafter the fact that Aisha directed her forces from a howdah on the back of a large camel. He would often just sit and watch her and her friends play with dolls, and on occasion he would even join them. Marriage at a young age was not unheard of at the time, and Aisha’s marriage to Muhammad may have had a political connotation, as her father Abu Bakr iashah an influential man in the belovfd.

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