Posts Tagged ‘salaf’

Are the Ash’aris the majority of the Ummah historically?

Q. Are the Ash’aris who are linked to the creed of Ahlus Sunna wal Jama’a as expounded by Imam Abul Hasan al-Ash’ari (d. 324 AH) the majority of the Ummah historically?

Answer:
The Ash’aris were always dominant and not a minority as claimed by the…

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

Ta’wil of al-Kursi to Mean ‘Ilm (Knowledge)

TA’WIL OF AL-KURSI TO MEAN ILM (KNOWLEDGE) ACCORDING TO SOME FROM THE SALAF:
 
A REPLY TO FAISAL AL-JASIM
 

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…

13 Sep 1:15 PM 1 Read More...

Laymen asking Scholars for Proof

Introduction

The religion of Islām has been made easy in terms of it’s practicality, we find this is true due to the fact that the relinquishing of its duties is within our capabilities whilst still getting along with our daily chores whether they are work, study, running a…

22 Oct 5:30 PM 2 Read More...

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...

Between Salafism and Traditionalism: The Case of Nasir al-Din al-Albani

Dr. Emad Hamdeh delivered an insightful lecture on the topic “Between Salafism and Traditionalism: The Case of Nasir al-Din al-Albani and His Detractors” on March 12, 2015, at the IIIT Headquarters in Herndon, VA.

Dr. Hamdeh is an adjunct professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Montclair, NJ…

19 Jun 3:00 PM 0 Read More...