Posts Tagged ‘shaykh abul hasan’

Reflections on Ramadan

As we enter Ramadan once again the following is a succinct list of reminders connected to this blessed month:
1) It takes place in the 9th Islamic month
2) Fasting is performed from the start of Fajr time (true dawn) till sunset
3) Taraweeh is performed in congregation at night…

03 May 2:10 PM 2 Read More...

The Sources of Fiqh – A General survey by Professor Ahmad Hasan

The following is a short article detailing the Sources of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) by the late Professor Ahmad Hasan.    The late Professor was the first person to translate the famous hadith collection known as Sunan Abi Dawud into English in 3 volumes.
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28 Dec 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

The Qur’an and the Orientalists

The following is a work by the late Dr. Mohar Ali entitled: “The Qur’an and the Orientalists: An Examination of their Main Theories and Assumptions.”
The author has met the orientalists on their own grounds. He has taken up their arguments and assumptions one by one, dealing with each…

24 Dec 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Answers to doubts over the ‘Aqidah of Imam Abu Hanifah

An Explanation of the Irja’ of Imam Abu Hanifah
 

This issue of irja’ (literally: postponement) with respect to Imam Abu Hanifah – which has unforunately become a common talking point for the denigrators of the Imam – was discussed in great detail by Imam ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi in his…

03 Oct 1:15 PM 5 Read More...

80 Books on Sunni Creed according to the Hanafi Madhhab

The following is a list of 80 works written by some well known scholars linked mainly to the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence.  The list starts off with works ascribed to the great Imam Abu Hanifa himself and ends off with some titles from the last Islamic century.  The works…

25 Sep 3:00 PM 8 Read More...