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Rewriting Muslim history
By:Muhammad Rafi Karachi
Date: Monday, 2 December 2019, 5:03 pm

Prof Aamer Sarfraz has written 16 articles in Daily Times Pakistan on the subject of re-writing Muslim history These are available on the paper's website

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M Aamer Sarfraz
The writer is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Visiting Professor. He tweets @AamerSarfarz

Early Muslim history needs fresh appraisal — III
ON NOVEMBER 5, 2018

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Banu Umayyah usurped others’ right and ruled with an iron hand for hundred years. They were ousted by Banu Abbas who gained power in the name of Hazrat Ali and his decedents but chose to ignore them during most of their five-hundred-year rule. Both Dynasties encouraged innovation of Ahadith which could boost their Islamic credentials […]

Early Muslim history needs fresh appraisal — II
ON NOVEMBER 1, 2018

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I have been reading early Muslim history for a few decades. Very few books and interesting articles, unless they are unreferenced or in an unknown language, have escaped me. One would assume under these circumstances that there are not many surprises left in this subject area for me. However, this statement cannot be further from […]

Early Muslim history needs fresh appraisal — I
ON OCTOBER 28, 2018

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Islam was supposed to be a simple and practical religion. Unfortunately, it has fallen prey to similar challenges, which have marred other religions over time. The main source of angst has been how and what we have received as early Muslim history. This has confused some and detracted others; but definitely put off many from […]r

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Rewriting Muslim history
Muhammad Rafi Karachi -- Monday, 2 December 2019, 5:03 pm
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Omar Butler -- Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:14 pm
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shahalam, TX -- Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:47 am
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Muhammad Rafi Karachi -- Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:10 pm
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Omar -- Friday, 6 December 2019, 10:21 pm
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Dr Shabbir, Florida -- Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 8:35 pm