Aisha: The Wife, The Companion, The Scholar

 by Resit Haylamaz

This book portrays one of the most significant personalities in the history of Islam. Taking the misunderstandings and defamation about her into consideration, Aisha (RA) needs to be understood correctly. This study by Dr Resit Haylamaz, an expert on the life of the Prophet (pbuh) and his leading Companions (RA), reflects her life in various aspects based on reliable reports. The book clarifies her critical role at establishing the Islamic teaching, with particular reference to her role in the transmission of private matters concerning women and marital relations, as well as recording the authentic sayings of the Prophet. As her sensitivity at practicing religion is related in a rich variety of examples, much disputed issues like her marriage, age and her stance about Ali ibn Abi Talib are covered as separate topics.

Resit Haylamaz, a Ph.D. is an Islamic scholar and public speaker with a specialization in the early years of Islam and the life of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. He is the author of many biographies of early Muslims, including The Messenger: Prophet Muhammad and His Life of Compassion; Khadija: The First Muslim and the Wife of Prophet Muhammad; Aisha: The Wife, the Companion, the Scholar.

Format: Paperback, 220 pages