Posts Tagged ‘Islam’

Have We Surpassed the Classical Scholars of Islām?

Have We Surpassed the Classical Scholars of Islām?
Translator’s Preface
The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’. In this excerpt, the author addresses a misconception, which has plagued many academic…

22 Jun 1:00 PM 2 Read More...

The Secret to a Student’s Success

The Secret to a Student’s Success
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
 

It is inborn in our nature that we are always in pursuit of success irrespective of the goal at hand. From the eager medical student awaiting his test results to the restless bachelor searching for his other half…

19 Aug 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

A Dictionary of Islamic Terms

This is a dictionary of Islamic terms by Dr. Muhammad Ali Alkhuli.  The author said in his introduction:

“I felt the need for a dictionary of Islamic terms while I was writing some English books on Islam to introduce the Islamic religion to non-Muslims.  I also found that many…

01 Aug 7:00 PM 0 Read More...

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 4 Read More...

Imam Abu Yusuf and His reliability in transmitting Hadith

1. Imam Abu Yusuf Ya’qub ibn Ibrahim al-Qadi’s Reliability in Narrating Hadith
Imam Abu Yusuf (113 – 182), the foremost student of Imam Abu Hanifah and the first chief judge in Muslim history, was also a hafiz of hadith as he is included in Imam al-Dhahabi’s…

23 Oct 11:00 AM 1 Read More...