The Birmingham Qur'an fragments: Are they really that old?!

In July 2015, when a PhD researcher looked more closely at some fragments inside a more recent copy of the Holy Book (Qur’an), it was decided to carry out a radiocarbon dating test.
The tests were carried out by the Oxford University Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit. These tests provide a…

10 Feb 12:00 PM 2 Read More...

Alusi Misquoting Imam al-Munawi on Ibn Taymiyya‏

NU’MAN AL-ALUSI[1] AND HIS INTENTIONAL MISQUOTING OF IMAM AL-MUNAWI’S VERDICT ON IBN TAYMIYYA[2]  
Praise be to Allah that is due from all grateful believers, a fullness of praise for all his favours: a praise that is abundantly sincere and blessed. May the blessings…

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The Hanbali Position Of Placing The Hands Below The Navel in Salah

The following work by Dr. Hussain Ahmed is an investigation and verification of where the hands should be placed in Salah according to the dominant and dependable view of the Hanbali Madhhab, as well as the acceptable positions emanating from Imam Ahmed Ibn Hanbal (d. 241 AH). It is in…

09 Nov 2:00 PM 1 Read More...

Shiaism - A Brief analysis

The following is a short and pertinent analysis on the history (ta’rikh) and beliefs (aqa’id) of a deviated sect known as the Shi’a translated into English from a part of an Urdu work.  The preface by the publishers mentioned:
“This booklet, which is an English translation of…

03 Nov 8:30 PM 3 Read More...

Imam Muhammad al-Shaybani and his reliability in hadith transmission

Imam Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani’s Reliability in Narrating Hadith

Imam Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani (132 – 189), who was one of the foremost students of Imam Abu Hanifah, and an undisputed authority in fiqh (jurispudence) and lughah (language), was also a hafiz (memoriser of a large…

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