The Sahaba, the Shi'a, and ibn Taymiyya

The following is an audio discourse from the lessons on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed.  It covered the issue of how to love and venerate the Companions (Sahaba) of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), as well as mentioning what the innovators from Shia…

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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…

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Sunni standpoint on Shias

The following is an English translation of an Urdu work written by Sunni scholars at the request of the Chief Justice of Pakistan back in the year 2000 CE on the stance of the Sunni sect with regard to a minority sect known as the Shi’a.  The latter sect…

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Signs before the Day of Judgement - Ibn Kathir (d. 774 AH)

The following work is a selection of narrations compiled by the well known 8th century Islamic scholar, Imam Imadud-Din Ibn Kathir, on the Signs before the Day of Judgement.  He belonged to the Shafi’i Madhhab and was also a Professor of Hadith at the famous Dar al-Hadith…

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The 'Makan' Narration Attributed to Imam Mujahid

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is some observations on the narration attributed to Imam Mujahid ibn Jabar regarding the ascription of a Makan (“Place”) for Allah – a reply to Harris Hammam, aka, Ismail Patel.

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An internet forum contributor known as Harris Hammam (real name being…

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