Posts Tagged ‘allah’

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 2 Read More...

The Phrase ‘ bi dhatihi ‘ Explained

Some of the Imams of the past objected to the usage of the phrase bi dhatihi.

For example, regarding the hadith that says “God is between you and your qibla” (إِنَّ رَبَّهُ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْقِبْلَةِ)

Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani says that in this is a refutation on those who claim that God is above the…

09 Nov 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Word for Word English meaning of the Holy Qur’an – 3 volumes

This 3 volume set places one or a couple of words of the ‘ayah in one line of a column and gives their meanings side by side in another column, taking care to see that the flow and intelligibility of the English meanings are not thereby lost. This method enables…

05 Dec 3:00 PM 4 Read More...

25 Supplications (Dua’s) from the Holy Qur’an

Du’a is an act of worship to Allah subhana wa ta’ala for the fulfilment of certain particular needs. It is a means by which a servant of Allah who is utterly helpless and in total dependence on the Creator relies upon for assistance. It is a route through…

25 Dec 1:00 PM 2 Read More...

Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering: Book review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal on the book:  Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering by Dr. Sherman Abdal Hakim Jackson, [2009, New York: Oxford University Press, 232 pp].  The background to the author can be seen by clicking on…

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