Archive for April, 2019

Hadith Literature: Its Origin, Development and Special Features

The ‘hadith’, the sayings attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), form a sacred literature which for the Muslims ranks second in importance only to the Qur’an itself. As a source of law, ethics and doctrine, the vast corpus of ‘hadith’ continue to exercise decisive influence. Islamic…

21 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

Live Hadith course: Nukhbat al-Fikar of Imam ibn Hajar

Imam ibn Hajar al-Asqalani’s Nukhbatul Fikr is a primary text that is commonly used to introduce an individual to the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) and the major terminology (Mustalah) associated with it. In effect it is a summary of the larger works preceding his time on…

11 Apr 9:25 AM 0 Read More...

Al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya: English commentary

The following work is a beneficial translation and short commentary of the classical treatise on Sunni beliefs (aqida) known as al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya.  An audio commentary by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed can also  be purchased from the following link:
Aqida Tahawiyya CD set
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Whilst teaching al-ʿAqīda…

10 Apr 1:00 PM 0 Read More...