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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Dialogue between a Sunni Madhhabi and a Ghayr Muqallid

The following file is an interesting dialogue between a follower of a recognised School of Islamic jurisprudence –  Sunni Madhhab (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali) and one who dismisses the following of the Madhhabs.  The latter are known as Ghayr muqallids (non-followers of the only recognised Sunni madhhabs).  They…

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Shah Waliullah - transmitter of an Ashari Musalsal chain

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The following is a scan from one of the Athbat (a book listing his chains of transmission via his teachers) of the Imam al-Hind, Shah Waliullah Muhaddith al-Dehlawi (d. 1176 AH), and his transmission of a unique musalsal sanad (patterned chain of transmission) which contains some…

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Al-Albani on Muslim's Sahih: A Critical study of his Method

The following is an academic discourse on Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999 CE) and his stance on some narrations in the major Sunni Hadith collection known as Sahih Muslim by Kamaruddin Amin.  Details:
 

 

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Al-Sharh al Kabir: Commentary on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya by Dr. Sa'id Fouda

The following is the downloadable version of al-Sharh al Kabir, being a monumental and large commentary on al-Aqida al Tahawiyya in over 1450 pages and 2 volumes, by the contemporary Sunni scholar, Shaykh Dr. Sa’id Fouda of Amman, Jordan.  This work has exemplified the true and real…

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