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  • Ta'wil of al-Kursi to Mean 'Ilm (Knowledge)

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  • Imām Abū Hanīfa and The Statement of Imām al-Bukhārī “Some People Say”: Between Fact and Fiction

    Imām Abū Hanīfa and The Statement of Imām al-Bukhārī “Some People Say”: Between Fact and Fiction

    In recent times, there has been great confusion between two distinct concepts: Ikhtilāf [legitimate disagreement] and Khilāf [illegitimate disagreement]. Many misinformed people, for lack of Suhbah (companionship) of traditional scholars and spiritual guides, read the differences of the Salaf and misinterpr...

  • The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

    The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

    In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of four rak’ats of Salah before the actual obligatory (Fard) four rak’ats of the Isha Salah. This specific number of rak’ats of Salah before the Isha has been designated as being a Sunna ghayr mu’akkada (a non-i...

  • Qadi Yusuf al-Nabhani  (d. 1932 CE/1350 AH) on the  Jala al-Aynayn of Nu'man al-Alusi

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    Qadi Yusuf al-Nabhani (d. 1932 CE/1350 AH) on the Jala al-Aynayn of Nu'man al-Alusi     Shaykh Yusuf al-Nabhani said : “This book is one of the most dangerous of books for the Muslims in general and the immature student in particular. They should not be allowed to study this book, lest it shoul...

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The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of…

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