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The Khilafah of Abū Bakr al-Ṣiddīq (raḍyAllāhu ‘anhu) as the first legitimate Khalifah of Islam is one that is drenched in much controversy between different groups of Islam.

The same narration of hadith are interpreted and understood differently by opposing sides to bring about a completely contrasting conclusion.

What are the interpretations of this event? And how do various groups explain it?

Join Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi in part one of two episodes as he discusses the sources, variations and interpretations of this controversial incident.

Recorded on 11th February 2015

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