Muslim Council of Elders' presents the biography of the third of the Rightly Guided Caliphs, Uthman ibn Affan, at the Cairo International Book Fair 2024

The Muslim Council of Elders' Pavilion at the Cairo International Book Fair 2024 presents the book "Uthman ibn Affan" by Muhammad As-Sadiq Arjoun, a distinguished scholars from Al-Azhar. The book delves into the biography of the third of the Rightly Guided Caliph, as part of the publications of the Muslim Council of Elders.

The book narrates various historical events during the era of Uthman ibn Affan, may Allah be pleased with him. The first chapter covers his birth, upbringing, conversion to Islam, migration to Abyssinia, his unique qualities, his generosity, and his spending in the path of Allah. It also discusses his status in the Quraysh and his role during the caliphates of Abu Bakr and Umar. The second chapter includes the story of Shura (consultation) and Uthman's acceptance of the caliphate. The third chapter addresses Uthman's patience and psychological courage. The fourth chapter continues the narrative, focusing on events such as the Saba'een's reliance on propaganda and broadcasting, Uthman's protest against the siege of his family and relatives, his stance on truthfulness, and Uthman's emulation of the Prophet and the two Sheikhs. The fifth chapter discusses the dismissal of Saad and Ibn Mas'ud from Kufa and the appointment of Walid, followed by the subsequent appointment of Saad bin al-As and Abdullah bin Amir to Kufa and Basra, respectively.

The sixth and seventh chapters analyze the allegations against Uthman and Abu Dharr's journey to Rabdha. The eighth chapter investigates the circumstances of Umar ibn al-Khattab's assassination. Under the title "Between Ali and Uthman," the ninth chapter discusses the differences between Ali and Uthman. The tenth chapter presents the compilation of the Quran during Uthman's caliphate, the distinctions between the compilation of Abu Bakr and Uthman. The eleventh and final chapter of the book explores Uthman's political approach during his caliphate.

The Muslim Council of Elders' pavilion at the Cairo International Book Fair features a diverse collection of publications, along with a series of seminars, activities, and events focused on promoting the values of peace and mutual coexistence among all humanity.

The pavilion is located alongside the Al-Azhar pavilion in Hall 4 at the Egypt International Exhibition and Conference Center in the Fifth Settlement in Cairo.



Our newsletter