Posts Tagged ‘ash’ari’

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…

04 Aug 5:30 PM 0 Read More...

Fatwa on Taqlid and its detractors by the Islamic Fiqh Academy – Makka al-Mukarrama – 1987

The following is a crucial and highly welcomed Fatwa passed in the Holy city  of Makka al-Mukarrama in 1987 on the validity of following (taqlid) one of the Four Sunni Madhhabs (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali) with regards to Islamic rulings, as well as a warning to those…

01 Jul 10:00 AM 1 Read More...

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…

25 Apr 12:00 PM 1 Read More...

Scholarly verdicts on Ibn Abi’l Izz and his Sharh on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya

The following are selected verdicts on the status and standing of Ibn Abi’l Izz (d. 792 AH) who authored a commentary on Aqida Tahawiyya which is promoted by many adherents to Salafism in the last few decades.  A number of them have also edited this named work with their…

05 Apr 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

24 Mar 3:00 PM 0 Read More...