PORTRAITS OF YOUTHS
In Quran and the History of Islam

By: Ayatullah Ali Dawani

Translated by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi

Author: Ali Dawani
Translator: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi
Publisher: Ansariyan Publications – Qum
First Edition 1384 – 1426 – 2005
Thminul Aiemma Press
Pages: 328
Copies: 1000
Size: 143 x 205 mm
ISBN: 964-438-685-X
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Table of Contents

Introduction 9
Ibrahim-Friend of Allah 14
Ismail and the Great Sacrifice25
Yusuf (a.s) 32
Musa and daughters of Shuaib43
David and Goliath 55
Luqman The Wise Sage 63
Yahya Son of Zakaria 69
Maryam 75
Jesus Christ 81
People of the Cave 91
Radiant Faces of the Youths in the History of Islam 100
Muhammad The Trustworthy 101
  The Pact of Hilful Fuzul
His Marriage with Khadijah
Bloodshed avoided
105
108
111
    
Imam Ali (a.s): A Matchless Youth Of Islam116
  It was only Ali who testified to the Messenger of God
On the Bed of the Messenger, Ali's Self-sacrifice
121
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The 25 year old hero of the Battle of Badr
"There is no brave youth but Ali
A courageous attack in the darkness of the night
Battle of the Ditch and Ali's Bravery
Ali (a.s) and the Jews of Bani Quraiza
Test of Ali's Steadfastness and Courage
Ali (a.s) - the conqueror of Khyber
Valor of Ali (a.s)
Only Ali was entitled to propagate
Ali-Soul of the Prophet-Self of the Messenger
Ali - The Real Leader of Islam
125
129
134
136
140
140
142
146
147
148
151
    
Zahra (a.s) The Prophet's Young Daughter 153
  The Magnificent Marriage
Lady of Paradise: Example of Islam
The Fateful event of Fadak
Zahra (a.s) defended her right herself
The Prophet's Daughter pleads for her right herself
155
157
159
162
163
     
The young generation welcomed Islamic Teachings 169
Ja'far Ibn Abi Talib 177
Abdullah Ibn Masud 185
Musab Ibn Umair 189
Itab ibn Usaid 196
Mu'az ibn Jabal 200
Hanzala Ibn Aamir 204
Usamah Ibn Zaid 210
Youthful personalities 217

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Guides of Islam 217
Imam Hasan and Imam Husain 222
Youths of Kerbala 227
Ali Akbar 230
Qasim Ibn Hasan 234
Abul Fazl Al-Abbas 237
Ali Ibn Husain 241
Imam Jawaad 249
The Universal Reformer of Mankind 255
Fatima Masuma 260
Muhammad Ibn Abi Bakr 265
Hisham Ibn al-Hakam 273
Rabi-ur-Raay 279
Faces of the youth 283
Ibn Sina 283
Muhammad Ibn Babawayh 289
Sayyid Razi 292
Shaykh Tusi 299
Fakhrul Muhaqqiqin 303
Amina Begum 307
Fazil Hindi 312
Shahabuddin Suhurwardi 315
Youthful Leader of Aged Intellectuals 321
Sibuya 323

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