A Star Amongst the Stars: Jabir Ibn Abdullah Al-Ansari
Islamic Publishing House
The life and times of the great companion Jabir Ibn Abdullah Al-Ansari
By Jaffer Ladak Edited by Arifa Huda Published by Islamic Publishing House
A Star Amongst the Stars offers the reader the first dedicated analysis of the like of this great companion of the Holy Prophet, Jabir ibn Abdullah al-Ansari and takes references from both Sunni and Shi'i sources.
Chronicling his life from Medina, his interactions with the Caliphs and Imams of his era, the book aims to provide a unique understanding of Jabir's esteemed position in shaping the intellectual and spiritual development of Muslim thought to reconstruct the role of the Ansar in early Islam as a means of contemporary guidance and answer the question of the role of the companions in Shi'i and Sunni polemics.