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...

The Bid’ah and Perils of Trinity of Tawheed

If there is a common thread between the different terrorist groups acting in the name of Islam such as ISIS or Al-Qaida and the like, it has to be the fact that they adopted the view that tawheed is divided into three: Tawheed Al-Ruboobiyya, Al-Uloohiyy and Al…

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Did Imam al-Dhahabi write "al-Nasiha al-Dhahabiyya" to Ibn Taymiyya?

Assalamu alaikum

A brother from Birmingham, UK, had once asked:

salaam alaikum

I have recently read an article by abu rumaysah claiming that hafidth dhahabi did not write the nasee’ha. This is what he says:

“On the book ‘Naseehah adh-Dhahabiyyah’:
A book ascribed to adh-Dhahabee in which…

29 Oct 9:00 PM 4 Read More...

The Language of the Friday Khutbah - Mufti Taqi Usmani

The Friday khutbah is a condition (shart) for the validity of the Friday prayer. As such, the Friday prayer is not complete without it, Mufti Taqi Usmani gives the arguments that  the Friday Khutbah must be delivered in Arabic as has been done by the Sahaba and Pious predecessors…

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The Correct Meaning of the Statement “When a Hadīth Is Authentic, It Is My Opinion”

The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an…

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