Alusi Misquoting Imam al-Munawi on Ibn Taymiyya‏

NU’MAN AL-ALUSI[1] AND HIS INTENTIONAL MISQUOTING OF IMAM AL-MUNAWI’S VERDICT ON IBN TAYMIYYA[2]  
Praise be to Allah that is due from all grateful believers, a fullness of praise for all his favours: a praise that is abundantly sincere and blessed. May the blessings…

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Shiaism - A Brief analysis

The following is a short and pertinent analysis on the history (ta’rikh) and beliefs (aqa’id) of a deviated sect known as the Shi’a translated into English from a part of an Urdu work.  The preface by the publishers mentioned:
“This booklet, which is an English translation of…

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Imām al-Bayhaqī’s Letter to ‘Amīd al-Mulk on Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī

In his comprehensive hagio-biography of Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī (260 – 324 H) Tabyīn Kadhib al-Muftarī, Hāfiz Ibn ‘Asākir (499 – 571 H) quotes a lengthy letter written by Imām al-Bayhaqī (384 – 458 H) to the grand vizier of the Seljuk…

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Short Statements of Creed from Imam Abu Hanifah

In a number of reports found in the biographies of al-Khatib al-Baghdadi and Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr, Imam Abu Hanifah succintly defines the beliefs of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa l-Jama’ah in the context of the different heresies of the time. I will mention five of…

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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…

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