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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The Jewel of The Theologians in Light of The Islamic Creed

I was forwarded this relatively short work originally compiled in Arabic by the late Syrian Shaykh, Tahir al Jazairi (d. 1920), entitled Al-Jawahir al Kalamiyyah fi Idah al-Aqidah al-Islamiyya, with its subsequent English translation entitled The Jewel of The Theologians in Light of The Islamic Creed.  The…

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Weak narrations in Kitab al Tawhid of Ibn Abdal Wahhab

Some Examples of Hadith Graded Weak by Nasir Al-Din Al-Albani as Found in the Pseudo-Salafi Aqida Text Kitab Al-Tawhid of Muhammad ibn Abdal Wahhab
 
I quote from the introduction of The Prophet’s Prayer Described of ‘Shaykh’ al-Albani,

” … this is because I hold that…

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Paradise and Hell-fire as expounded by Imam al-Qurtubi

This is the English translation of the section on Paradise and Hell-fire as described by Imam al-Qurtubi in his al-Tadhkira fi ahwal al mawta wal akhira.  This edition lists some 259 narrations all connected to the issue of the human soul before the state of death, at…

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Ta'wil of 'Saaq' from Ibn Abbas

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explores what the word “Shin” (Saaq in arabic) refers to in the following Qur’anic verse –

“On a day when shin shall be exposed, they shall be ordered to prostrate, but be unable” (Qur’an 68:42)

It shows that the…

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