Al-farouk omar ibn al-khattab

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Al-farouk omar ibn al-khattab :

IN THIS BOOK ,THE AUTHOR SPARED NO EFFORT IN PRESENTING THE BIOGRAPHY OF OMAR IBN AL-KHATTAB ,AL-FAROUK, WHO WAS THE BEST CHOIES FOR THE CALIPHATE AFTER ABUBAKER, AND AS HISTORY HAS SHOWN HE ACCOMPLISHED AGREAT SERVICE TO ISLAM AND MUSLIMS.HE WAS AN EXAMPLE OF A JUST RULER AND SKILLFUL POLITICIAN.HE WAS MUSLIM THAT ADHERED TO HIS RELIGION WHILE BEING AT HTE CENTER OF COMMAND OF THE MUSLIM ARMIES IN PERSIA,AL-SHAM AND EGYPT.HE DIRECTED THE PLANS FOR THE COMMANDERS AND SENT SOLDIERS OUT TO BATTLE WHILE MAINTAINING HIS RIGHTEOUS CHARACTER; HE WAS NEVER BIASED OR UNJUST TOWARDS ANYONE.

HE WAS SELF CONTAINED,WISE AND FIRM LEADER. HE FOUGHT CORRUPTION,DEFENDED HUMAN RIGHTS AND WORKED TO HELP THE POOR. HE WOULD OFTEN VISIT PEOPLE DIRING NIGHT SO THAT HE COULD LISTEN TO THEIR COMPLAINTS IN ORDER TO HELP THE NEEDY. THIS MADE HIM ABLE TO STRIVE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE FOR THE OPPRESSED. OMAR WAS WELL AWARE THAT HE WOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE ON THE DAY OF JUDGMENT FOR THE WEFARE OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY UNDER HIS CALIPHATE. HE IS KNOWN TO HAVE EVEN COOKED AND CARRIED FOOD TO HUNGRY PEOPLE AND WOULD STAY WITH THEM UNTIL THEY ATE THEIR FILL.HE SYMPATHIZED WITH ABANDONED CHILDREN AS WELL AND ALLOCATED MONEY FOR THEIR  NURSING ,RAISING AND HOUSING .

OMAR WAS ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT THE MUSLIMS OF DISTANT LANDS.HE WOULD ASK HIS COMMANDERS TO DESCRIBE THE COUNTRIES AND BATTLEFIELDS THEY HAD COME ACROSS AND WOULD ASK EVERYONE PASSING BY ABOUT THE NEWS OF WARS OUTSIDE.HE PERSONALLY TRAVELED TO AL-QUDS IN PALESTINE TO COME TO TERMS WITH THE RULERS THERE.

BY: MOHAMMAD REDHA

TRANSLATED BY : WALID F.JAMMAL

PUBLISHER : DKI

PAGES : 288 (HARD BACK)

 

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Weight 0.35 g
Dimensions 21 × 15 cm