Abu Bakr

Role of Abu Bakr in History

Abu Bakr’s place in history. Abu Bakr became the Caliph on the 8th of June 632 C.E. and he died on 23rd August 634 C.E. The period of his caliphate covers two years, two months and fifteen days only. Judged… Read More ›

Abu Bakr as seen by Western Writers

Western writers. Some of the western writers have paid glowing tributes to Abu Bakr. The assessments made by non-Muslim writers give objective view of the greatness of Abu Bakr. Encyclopaedia of Islam. In the Encyclopaedia of Islam, it is stated… Read More ›

Abu Bakr, The Man

Personal description. According to Waqidi, Abu Bakr in personal appearance was a man having a fair color and a slender body. His waist was slightly bent so that the cloth that he wore round it often slipped down. He had… Read More ›

Abu Bakr in the Holy Quran

References in the Holy Quran. Abu Bakr has the unique distinction of being referred to in the Holy Quran in several verses. Al-Bara’at. In Sura “A1-Bara’at’, there is a reference to Abu Bakr in the following verse: “He being the… Read More ›