Archive for December, 2020

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…

25 Dec 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

The ‘Makan’ Narration Attributed to Imam Mujahid

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is some observations on the narration attributed to Imam Mujahid ibn Jabar regarding the ascription of a Makan (“Place”) for Allah – a reply to Harris Hammam, aka, Ismail Patel.

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An internet forum contributor known as Harris Hammam (real name being…

20 Dec 10:00 PM 1 Read More...

Makana Al-Imam Abi Hanifa Fil Hadith – Radd On Al-Albani

Makana al-Imam Abu Hanifa fi al-Hadith
(The Authority of al-Imam Abu Hanifa in Hadith)
A Reply to al-Albani
 

This is an Arabic work on the status of the great Imam from the Salaf, Abu Hanifa Nu’man ibn Thabit of Kufa (80-150 AH), by…

16 Dec 2:30 PM 1 Read More...

Contentions on the Ziyada to Wa’il ibn Hujr’s Narration

Contentions on the Ziyada (additional wording) to Wa’il ibn Hujr’s (radhiallahu ‘anh) narration for the folding of the hands in Salah. A discussion on the ziyada “under the navel” as found in certain copies of the early Hadith collection known as the Musannaf of ibn Abi Shayba. This…

13 Dec 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

Issues Related to the ‘Aqida of Imam Ibn ‘Abdal-Barr (d. 463 AH)

Al Hafiz Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr (d.463H) was a renowned specialist in Hadith affiliated to the Maliki madhhab. Al Qadi ‘Iyad (d.544H) said of him: “His name is Yusuf ibn’ Abdi Llah Ibn Muhammad Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr al-Numayrî. The Hafiz, the Shaykh of the scholars of…

04 Dec 10:15 AM 1 Read More...