When Power and Piety Collide

An in-depth study and analysis of the early Islamic history and caliphate and personalities of the first three caliphs based on Sunni sources in order to understand the difference between Shi’a and Sunni schools of thought.

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  1. Prologue
  2. Acknowledgement
  3. Dedication
  4. Chapter 1: Smashing the Idols of Tribalism
  5. Chapter 2: Quraysh Group
  6. Chapter 3: The Saqifah Union
  7. Chapter 4: Political Policies of Quraysh
  8. Chapter 5: Backlash
  9. Chapter 6: Transition of the Group
  10. Chapter 7: Prohibition of Transcribing the Hadith
  11. Chapter 8: Legacy of the Quraysh on the Hadith
  12. Chapter 9: Arduous Truth
  13. Chapter 10: The Ummah Fractures
  14. Conclusion
  15. Glossary