Islamic Personalities

Khidr (Allah bless him) is an individual mentioned extensively in surah al-Kahf of the Qur’an as a companion of our liege-lord Musa (Allah bless him). He was one “granted mercy… and taught knowledge” (18:65) from Allah Most High and his brief journey with our liege-lord Musa (Allah bless him) isContinue Reading…

Was Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq Sunni or Shi’i? Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (80-148 AH) was a pious Sunni scholar and the great-great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad [Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him]. He was from the generation of the Followers (Tabi’een) and would narrate hadiths, most of which he had heardContinue Reading…