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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
In the article before you whose objective is to reviw the Sunnite view on the issue of khilafah, Gibe centers his argument on four basic opints:
1. He disagrees with the opinion of those who believe Mawardi had embarked on the exposition of the ultimate Sunnite opinion on the issue of khilafah.
2. He deals with the Ash'aris' opinion on the issue of khilafah and the fate of that opinion following its later transformation.
3. He reviews the different aspects of the khilafah theory and its relevance to the imamah theoty in the Ottoman Empire.
4. He concludes that there had not been any generally accepted opinion on the issue of khilafah among the Sunnite communities throughout history.