Omar Suleiman – The Firsts – Episode 03

Waraqa Ibn Nawfal_ The First to Confirm Prophethood We find Waraqa in the seerah and at the very beginning of Sahih Bukhari, but with little beyond his death – making the rest of his life a mystery. Who was he before that? What is his story? What is his status? Sh. Omar Suleiman tells the … Read more

Omar Suleiman – The Firsts – Episode 02

Zaid Ibn Amr (ra)_ A One Man Ummah Zaid Ibn Amr Ibn Nufaid (ra) is an absolutely remarkable figure in the history of Islam and has a story unlike any other from the companions of the Prophet ﷺ. Aside from being a monotheist before the coming of Islam, he would guide people to what pleased … Read more

Omar Suleiman – The Firsts – Episode 01

Trendsetters, Revivers, and Strangers Who are The Firsts? There are forerunners in every age and circumstance. They rise to the occasion, and inspire a generation. They are the firsts that are chosen to lead the way for humanity. In this series, we will go through not only the famous firsts in Islamic history, but the … Read more