Aisha: Wife, Companion, Scholar
This book portrays one of the most significant personalities in the history of Islam. Taking the misunderstandings and deliberate accusations about her into consideration, Aisha RA needs to be understood correctly more than any other wife of the Prophet.
This study by Dr Resit, an expert on the life of the Prophet and his leading Companions, reflects her life in various aspects according to reliable reports. The book clarifies her critical role at establishing Islamic teaching, with particular reference to her role in the transmission of Prophetic sunna on private matters concerning women and marital relations. Much disputed issues such as the age at which she was married and her stance about Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA) are also covered.
1. Mecca Years and the Migration
2. A Home Full of Peace and Virtue
3. Aisha the Immaculate
4. After the Prophet
5. Aisha and Knowledge