A Reply to the Essay, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard”

Bismillāhir Rahmānir Rahīm

In the following, we will address a 9-page essay authored by Sheikh Hategekimana Hassan of Botswana called, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard.”[1] Sheikh Hategekimana attempts to show that growing the beard is not a precept of religion or Sharī‘ah, but merely…

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Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools

Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools is a translation of Volume I of al-Fiqh ‘ala al-Madhahib al-Arba ‘ah, by the Azhari scholar Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jaziri (1882-1941).

Dealing with the forms of worship (ibadat), this work offers an in-depth discussion of…

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Chronological List of Prominent Hadīth Scholars

The importance of knowing the dates of birth/death of the scholars cannot be stressed enough, for it holds a high status in Islāmic knowledge in general and in the science of Hadīth in particular. Thus, Imām ‘Alī ibn al-Madīnī mentions, “Comprehension of the meaning…

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The Essentials of Jumu'a (Friday) - by Ibrahim Madani

The following is a link to the pdf version of this important and valuable work presented in the English language with regards to the jurisprudence (fiqh) of the most important day in the Muslim weekly calendar, Yaum al-Jumu’a (Friday), and the injunctions connected to it according to the…

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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:
 

 

See also the following link for a list of works written by a host of…

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