Ash’ari Dialectic in Contradistinction From Arabic Principles: The Case of Why Allah is Not ar-Rahman

  Introduction When trying to understand Ash’ari dialectic in their suppositions and stances, one has to delve deep into their philosophical underpinnings in order to understand what would appear to be nonsensical to the open surface of a man’s common sense. One case in point would be in investigating what would seem to be preposterous … Continue reading Ash’ari Dialectic in Contradistinction From Arabic Principles: The Case of Why Allah is Not ar-Rahman

Who was Ibn Abil-Izz al-Hanafi

He is علي بن علي بن محمد بن عبد الرحمن بن ابي العز ʻAlī ibn ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Abī al-ʻIzz Dates of birth and death (1331 CE/731 AH—1390/792) He was a jurist of the Hanafi school and was nicknamed Qāḍī al-Quḍāh (the Judge of Judges). This praise was made by the … Continue reading Who was Ibn Abil-Izz al-Hanafi

Categories of Faith Explained by Imam al-Ukbari

  There are three forms of faith that separate mankind between atheists and theists: Between polytheists and monotheists, and between ahlu-sunnah and ahlul-kalam The great scholar Ibn Battah al-Ukbari al-Hanbali 387h says about this topic in his work الإبانة عن شريعة الفرقة الناجية (2/172-173) the following in this regard وذلك أن أصل الإيمان بالله الذي … Continue reading Categories of Faith Explained by Imam al-Ukbari

Intermediate Readings Into the Athari Aqida on Eman and Kufr: Jins Amal and Its Relation to Eman

.   Author: Shaykh ‘Isaam al-Basheer and Shaykh Abdul-Azeez Bin Baz Compiler and Translator: Mahmoud al-Misri Source: Multaqa Ahlul-Hadeeth Publishing and Distribution: al-Mustaqeem Publications E-Book Publication download available below  Shaykh ‘Isaam Al-Basheer [May Allah preserve him] mentions in his Mandhumah of Eman p. 38-40:   (وتركُ جنس عمل) أي: ترك العمل مطلقا (مكفر) لصاحبه كفرا … Continue reading Intermediate Readings Into the Athari Aqida on Eman and Kufr: Jins Amal and Its Relation to Eman

The Doctrine of Ibn Kathir Was In Sunnism As Opposed to Ash’ari Kalam

  One of the polemical issues between modern pseudo asharism and salafism is the identification of the theological views of Hafidh Ibn Kathir رحمه الله. It is of my humble view that this was never an issue in the history of Islam since everyone under the sky were obviously aware of Ibn Kathir's salafi athari … Continue reading The Doctrine of Ibn Kathir Was In Sunnism As Opposed to Ash’ari Kalam