Archive | November, 2012

A Controversial Interpretation of the Killing of ‘Husayn ibn Ali: Salihi Najafabadi and His Critics

November 13, 2012


The Karbala narrative is a systematic reconstruction of the tragic battle that took place in the year 680 AD. Husayn, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, along with most of his followers, was killed in what has become a central identifying feature of early Islamic history.  The central theme of the Karbala narrative revolves around the […]

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