Archive for March, 2017

Imām al-Bayhaqī on Evidence for the Existence of the Creator

The following piece was translated and edited by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman.  It has been presented here with his permission:

Below we present a translation from Imām al-Bayhaqī’s celebrated work on Sunnī ‘aqīdah, al-I‘tiqād wa l-Hidāyah ilā Sabīl al-Rashād…

30 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

The Essentials of Jumu’a (Friday) – by Ibrahim Madani

The following is a link to the pdf version of this important and valuable work presented in the English language with regards to the jurisprudence (fiqh) of the most important day in the Muslim weekly calendar, Yaum al-Jumu’a (Friday), and the injunctions connected to it according to the…

25 Mar 8:00 PM 0 Read More...

Dialogue between a Sunni Madhhabi and a Ghayr Muqallid

The following file is an interesting dialogue between a follower of a recognised School of Islamic jurisprudence –  Sunni Madhhab (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali) and one who dismisses the following of the Madhhabs.  The latter are known as Ghayr muqallids (non-followers of the only recognised Sunni madhhabs).  They…

23 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Answers to doubts over the ‘Aqidah of Imam Abu Hanifah

An Explanation of the Irja’ of Imam Abu Hanifah
 

This issue of irja’ (literally: postponement) with respect to Imam Abu Hanifah – which has unforunately become a common talking point for the denigrators of the Imam – was discussed in great detail by Imam ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi in his…

20 Mar 11:00 AM 4 Read More...

Have We Surpassed the Classical Scholars of Islām?

Have We Surpassed the Classical Scholars of Islām?
Translator’s Preface
The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’. In this excerpt, the author addresses a misconception, which has plagued many academic…

13 Mar 4:00 PM 0 Read More...