The salaf and the sahaba themselves WERE madhabs. Even the sahaba had the school of either ibn abbass or abdullahi ibn mas'ud, or aisha or abu huraira رضي الله عنهم اجمعين. Likewise umar was a faqih among the sahabah so some of them differed from each based on understandings. As a result, madhabs IS NOT … Continue reading Manhajification of Fiqh 3: Correcting Modern Salafi inclinations on Madhabs:
Firstly, there is no such thing as salafi fiqh. There is no salafi madhab. So why is this phrase used? Its used by those in the know to explain the catastrophe of fiqh that is applied in todays time by predominately the salafi movement who do not necessarily ascribe to a madhab, strange considering that … Continue reading Manhajification of Fiqh 2: What is “Salafi” fiqh?
What is the manhajification of fiqh? This brief study will discuss the ideological framework that was constructed to produce this process. This is so the reader can understand the entire psyche of a madkhali. There is a vast amount of material found from sources like SPUBS, Troid, and their affiliates regarding the topic, or rather … Continue reading The Manhajification of Fiqh 1: Analysis of the Word of “Manhaj” within Madkhali thought and Its Role to Intolerant Fiqh Standards Towards Muslims
Ikhtilaf on music! Valid or not? The basis of this post is to debunk a particular myth put forth by some adherents to tradition that ascertain the assumption that the views permitting music in Islam is a “shadh” i.e. unfounded and invalid position! Nothing is further from the truth. 1. It is the jumhoor of … Continue reading Music: A Historical Overview in Islamic Tradition and the Various Rulings Given by Jurists