The History of the Caliphate

Question: Didn’t the Muslim caliphate or khilafah end in 1342 AH/1924 CE, when Turkey abolished the office? Didn’t the khilafah have a continuous existence up to that point? Answer by Dr. Khalid Blankinship: These questions are two-sided, as they deal with fiqh and with history. The fiqh of the khilafah is important, and perhaps that […]