Imam Abul Hasan al Ash'ari: 4 vols on an Imam of Ahlus Sunna wa al Jama'a

This is a 4 volume work on the life, times and contribution of Imam Abul Hasan al-Ash’ari (d. 324 AH) by contemporary Islamic scholars, Arabic manuscript experts, Historians and specialist researchers, with a foreword by the current Shaykh al-Azhar of Egypt – Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyib.  A conference…

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Scholarly verdicts on Ibn Abi'l Izz and his Sharh on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya

The following are selected verdicts on the status and standing of Ibn Abi’l Izz (d. 792 AH) who authored a commentary on Aqida Tahawiyya which is promoted by many adherents to Salafism in the last few decades.  A number of them have also edited this named work with their…

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Are the Ash'aris the majority of the Ummah historically?

Q. Are the Ash’aris who are linked to the creed of Ahlus Sunna wal Jama’a as expounded by Imam Abul Hasan al-Ash’ari (d. 324 AH) the majority of the Ummah historically?

Answer:
The Ash’aris were always dominant and not a minority as claimed by the…

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Differences between the virtuous Hanbalis and contemporary Salafism

The following is a book entitled – al-Sada al-Hanabila wa Ikhtilafuhum ma’a al-Salafiyya al-Muasira fi’l Aqida wa’l Fiqh wa’l Tasawwuf by Shaykh Mustafa Hamdu Ulayyan al-Hanbali. It covers the major and minor differences between the contemporary Salafi sect and the real followers…

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Imam al-Mizzi, his brief incarceration and the Khalq af'al al-Ibad of Imam al-Bukhari

In this updated article the following issues have been addressed in confutation of the claims circulated by certain individuals who are noted to be self-declared contemporary “Salafis” in creed (Aqida):

i) That al-Hafiz Jamalud-Din al-Mizzi (d. 742 AH) was incarcerated for apparently levelling takfir (excommunication of…

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