Posts Tagged ‘ash’ari’

Understanding the Attributes of Allah – Part 1 of 4

In this first part of the seminar entitled “Understanding the Attributes of Allah” that took place in London,  in December 2013, Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explained the Importance of al-Isnad and Ijaza. 
The lecture demonstrated how to acquire sacred Islamic knowledge in the true…

13 Aug 10:15 AM 1 Read More...

Shu’ayb al-Arna’ut’s critique of Albani’s comment on Imam Abu Hanifa

Following is a hadith from Sharh Mushkil al-Athar of Imam Abu Ja’far at-Tahawi and Shaykh Shu’ayb al-Arna’ut’s comment on it.

2282: Ahmad bin Dawud – Isma’il bin Salim – Muhammad bin al-Hasan– Abu Hanifa – ‘Ata bin Abi Rabah – Abu Huraira: The Messenger of…

15 Jul 2:00 PM 3 Read More...

Imam al-Mizzi, his brief incarceration and the Khalq af’al al-Ibad of Imam al-Bukhari

In this updated article the following issues have been addressed in confutation of the claims circulated by certain individuals who are noted to be self-declared contemporary “Salafis” in creed (Aqida):

i) That al-Hafiz Jamalud-Din al-Mizzi (d. 742 AH) was incarcerated for apparently levelling takfir (excommunication of…

06 Jun 7:00 PM 3 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…

15 Apr 2:00 PM 1 Read More...

The false attribution of “Juz’un fi-Dhikri I‘tiqād as-Salaf fi-l-Huruf wa-l-Aswat” to Imam al-Nawawi

Abu Bilal Al-Maliki (tr. el-turki):

The rule of the people of hadith is:

ان كنت مدعياً فالدليل ، وإذا كنت ناقلاً فالصحة

“If you claim something, prove it; and if you relate something show its authenticity.”

This book is not by Imam Nawawi for the following reasons:

1) The obscurity of the author of the book from…

07 Nov 1:00 PM 0 Read More...