Sunni standpoint on Shias

The following is an English translation of an Urdu work written by Sunni scholars at the request of the Chief Justice of Pakistan back in the year 2000 CE on the stance of the Sunni sect with regard to a minority sect known as the Shi’a.  The latter sect…

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Signs before the Day of Judgement - Ibn Kathir (d. 774 AH)

The following work is a selection of narrations compiled by the well known 8th century Islamic scholar, Imam Imadud-Din Ibn Kathir, on the Signs before the Day of Judgement.  He belonged to the Shafi’i Madhhab and was also a Professor of Hadith at the famous Dar al-Hadith…

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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…

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Imam al-Qurtubi and the Claims of a Pseudo-Athari

This is a short response that was originally posted on an Islamic forum by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed to an unknown person who claimed to be Athari in ‘aqida and Hanafi in fiqh. It also responds in brief to a certain Ali Rida Qadri and Abu Alqama Ali…

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Problems with al-Ibana of Imam al-Ash'ari - Shaykh Wahbi ibn Sulayman Ghawiji

A scientific look at the problematic nature of the currently available editions of Imam Abul Hasan al-Ash’ari’s Kitab al-Ibana ‘an Usul al-Diyana by the late Albanian Hanafi Faqih and ‘Aqida specialist of Damascus – Shaykh Wahbi ibn Sulayman Ghawiji (d. Feb. 2013, aged 90).

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