Posts Tagged ‘Salafism’

Al-Albani on “The Saplings” in his Sect

Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999 CE), who was one of the major proponents and outspoken representatives of a modern day sect that describes itself as “Salafiyya”, spoke with some beneficial truth regarding a fact that was well known about many of those attached to his very own sect; namely that…

10 Sep 1:00 PM 0

Imam Al-Tabari : Allah is not located in a Place

Imam Al-Tabari in his tafsir of Surah Ma’idah verse 120 refutes the
Christians and in doing so negates the Pseudo-salafi view that God can
be in a place.

للَّهِ مُلْكُ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلأَرْضِ وَمَا فِيهِنَّ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ }
يقول تعالى ذكره: أيها النصارى { لِلَّهِ مُلْكُ السَّمَوَاتِ والأرْضِ }
يقول: له سلطان السموات والأرض، { وَما فِيهِنَّ } دون عيسى الذين تزعمون
أنه إلهكم ودون أمه، ودون جميع من في السموات ومن في الأرض فإن السموات
والأرض خلق من خلقه وما فيهنّ وعيسى وأمه من بعض ذلك بالحلول والانتقال،
يدلان بكونهما في المكان الذي هما فيه بالحلول فيه والانتقال أنهما عبدان
مملوكان لمن له ملك السموات والأرض وما فيهنّ. ينبههم وجميع خلقه على موضع
حجته عليهم ليدبروه ويعتبروه، فيعقلوا عنه. { وَهُوَ على كُلّ شَيْءٍ
قَدِيرٌ } يقول تعالى ذكره: والله الذي له ملك السموات والأرض وما فيهنّ،
قادر على إفنائهن وعلى إهلاكهن وإهلاك عيسى وأمه ومن في الأرض جميعاً كما
ابتدأ خلقهم، لا يعجزه ذلك ولا شيء أراده لأن قدرته القدرة التي لا يشبهها
قدرة وسلطانه السلطان الذي لا يشبهه سلطان ولا مملكة.

A rough translation:

“To Allah doth belong the dominion of the heavens and the
earth, and all that…

24 Aug 9:30 AM 0

Classical scholars on following the Four Sunni Schools of law (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i, Hanbali)

Here follows some quotes from classical scholars on the need to adhere (taqlid) to one of the Four Sunni Schools of law (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i or Hanbali) for all those who have not reached the level of valid Ijtihad which is of the highest rank of true Islamic scholarship…

04 Jul 4:00 PM 0

Weak narrations in Kitab al Tawhid of Ibn Abdal Wahhab

Some Examples of Hadith Graded Weak by Nasir Al-Din Al-Albani as Found in the Pseudo-Salafi Aqida Text Kitab Al-Tawhid of Muhammad ibn Abdal Wahhab
I quote from the introduction of The Prophet’s Prayer Described of ‘Shaykh’ al-Albani,

” … this is because I hold…

28 May 10:00 AM 11

Differences between the virtuous Hanbalis and contemporary Salafism

The following is a book entitled – al-Sada al-Hanabila wa Ikhtilafuhum ma’a al-Salafiyya al-Muasira fi’l Aqida wa’l Fiqh wa’l Tasawwuf by Shaykh Mustafa Hamdu Ulayyan al-Hanbali. It covers the major and minor differences between the contemporary Salafi sect and the real followers…

29 Jun 10:00 AM 6