Too often, we view the Sunni-Shi’ah debate has been viewed through the lens of romanticism as each faction clings to its positions. Lamppost Productions is pleased to present this detailed presentation from Dr Khalid Yahya Blankinship, a noted Islamic historian and author. Dr. Blankinship provides a unique view of this historical debate. Utilizing both Sunni and Shi’ah sources, Dr. Blankinship gives us an objective look at early Islamic history and examines the factors that lead to the Sunni-Shi’ah split.
Listen to a sample of this seminar where Dr Khalid Blankinship explains the circumstances behind the murder of Uthman (ra)
Murder of Uthman
Order your copy of this seminar. It includes a powerpoint presentation in pdf. format along with a detailed discussion that includes:
Origins of the Crisis
Sayyidina ‘Ali, the Shi’a and the Early Caliphate
The First Civil War: Act I
The Emergence of Historical Shiism
The Differing Shi’a Sects
Similarities & Polemical Distortions
Question and Answer Session and much more!
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