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Life of the Prophet (seerah)

Ending the Debate on Aisha (ra)’s Age – Sh. Omar Suleiman | Lecture

Our mother Aisha (ra) is not just a number. For over 1400 years, her age was never the subject of a controversy or a defining trait. In Islamic history, she shines as a noble scholar and sage. Yet in recent years, her age at the time of marriage to the Prophet (peace be upon him) has become a favorite talking point of Islamophobes, and cause of doubt for young Muslims.

October 24, 2018