The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

The following is a short work clarifying the status of the great Imam, Abu Hanifa (80-150 AH), and his rank as a trustworthy scholar of Hadith according to the soundest judgement of some major experts in Hadith, and other Islamic sciences.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abu Umar Irfan…

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Islamic Mysticism and Abu Tālib al-Makkī : Review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal on the book entitled – Islamic Mysticism and Abu Tālib al-Makkī (d. 386 AH): The Role of the Heart by Saeko Yazaki. (London: Routledge, 2013, pp. xiv+196).

A biography of the reviewer:
Imran…

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Just Wars, Holy Wars and Jihads: Book review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal on the book: Just Wars, Holy Wars and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges, edited by Sohail H. Hashmi, New York, Oxford University Press, 2012, xvi + 434
A biography of the reviewer:
Imran…

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Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering: Book review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal on the book:  Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering by Dr. Sherman Abdal Hakim Jackson, [2009, New York: Oxford University Press, 232 pp].  The background to the author can be seen by clicking on…

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A scholar in the shadow: Book review on Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the book review of “A scholar in the shadow: essays in the legal and theological thought of Ibn Qayyim al- Gawziyyah”, [edited by Caterina Bori and Livnat Holtzman, Rome, Istituto per l’Oriente C.A. Nallion di Roma, 2010, ix + 258…

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