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Re: Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA
By:Tahir Canada
Date: Friday, 8 September 2017, 1:41 am
In Response To: Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA] (abdalaziz ariff / indiana)

Page 5 of 249 in the book "After the prophet: the epic story of the Shia-Sunni split in Islam" by Leslie Hazelton says as under:

Throughout this book, I have used first names for major
figures rather than full names, in order to avoid the “Russian
novel effect,” where English readers suffer the confusion of multiple unfamiliar names. Thus, for instance, I have used
Ali instead of Ali ibn Abu Talib, Aisha instead of Aisha bint
Abu Bakr, Omar instead of Omar ibn al-Khattab, and so on.
I have used fuller names only where there is a risk of
confusion; thus, the son of the first Caliph, Abu Bakr, is
referred to as Muhammad Abu Bakr, itself abbreviated
from Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr.

So as per this paragraph Ayesha was sister of Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr and not of First Caliph Abu Bakr.

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Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA]
abdalaziz ariff / indiana -- Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:48 pm
Re: Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA
Tahir Canada -- Friday, 8 September 2017, 1:41 am
Re: Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA
abdalaziz ariff / indiana -- Monday, 11 September 2017, 5:37 am
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Azam Khan Rawalpindi -- Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:45 am
Re: Hazrat Ayesha[RA] sister of Hazrat Abu Bakr[RA
Ali Syed New Jersey -- Sunday, 10 September 2017, 11:08 am