Imam Ibn Jahbal and his reply to Ibn Taymiyya's al Aqida al Hamawiyya on Jiha

The following is an English translation of Imam Ibn Jahbal al-Kilabi’s (d. 733 AH) al-Raddu ‘ala Man Qala bil-Jiha published under the title:  The Refutation of Him [Ibn Taymiyya] Who Attributes Direction (Jiha) to Allah.  The Introduction was by the late Shaykh Wahbi Sulayman Ghawji (d…

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A Dictionary of Islamic Terms

This is a dictionary of Islamic terms by Dr. Muhammad Ali Alkhuli.  The author said in his introduction:

“I felt the need for a dictionary of Islamic terms while I was writing some English books on Islam to introduce the Islamic religion to non-Muslims.  I also found that many…

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The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of four rak’ats of Salah before the actual obligatory (Fard) four rak’ats of the Isha Salah. This specific number of rak’ats of Salah before the Isha has been designated as being…

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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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The Obligation of Taqlid - Sh. Fazlur Rahman Azmi

The following book is with regard to the obligation of Taqlid (following qualified scholarship) and the harms of abandoning it, with special regards to making Taqlid of an Individual Mujtahid Imam of the highest rank.  It was written by Shaykhul Hadith Fazlur Rahman ‘Azmi of South Africa.  The authors biography…

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