Quran 3:152 -158 Battle Of Uhud

Background The Quraysh came from Makkah to Madinah to fight the Muslims. This happened as a result of Quraysh losing at the battle of Badr, and hence they wanted revenge. These particular verses were revealed concerning the battle of Uhud (Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas, Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi, Tafsir al-Tustari and Ibn… Read More ›

‘And Fight In The Cause Of God…’ – Quran 2:244

2:244 And fight in the cause of God and know that God is Hearing and Knowing. 2:245 Who is it that would loan God a goodly loan so He may multiply it for him many times over? And it is God who withholds and grants abundance, and to Him you will be returned. 2:246 Have… Read More ›

Quran 3:121 – The Battle Of Uhud

Background There is a agreement among scholars that these verses were revealed concerning the battle of Uhud (Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas, Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi and Tafsir Ibn Kathir) Previously, having written about the Battle of Uhud, this conflict took place as a consequence of the Quraysh declaring war against the Muslims,… Read More ›

Early Expeditions And Battles Of Islam

Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau This series of articles follows the expeditions of the Prophet Muhammad (p), which he ordered or participated in during his lifetime. It fulfils a burgeoning need at a time when critics and Orientalists alike have developed a culture of misrepresenting the life of the Prophet, casting him in… Read More ›